The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Color global view of Ceres: Dantu crater
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, Dawn, global views, asteroid 1 Ceres
This approximately true-color image was taken at 11:18 on May 4, 2015, as Dawn was surveying Ceres in its "Rotation Characterization 3" orbit 13,637 kilometers above the surface. Dantu crater is near the top of the visible disk, associated with a spatter of brighter spots.
NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / Justin Cowart
Original image data dated on or about May 4, 2015.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Justin Cowart
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