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Ceres in false-color

Filed under pretty pictures, asteroids, Dawn, global views, asteroid 1 Ceres

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Ceres in false-color Dwarf planet Ceres is shown in this false-color rendering—created using images from the Dawn spacecraft—which highlights differences in surface materials. Occator crater and its mysterious "bright spots" are clearly visible near the center of the image.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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