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Color global view of Ceres: Oxo and Haulani craters
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, Dawn, global views, asteroid 1 Ceres
This approximately true-color image was taken at 4:13 on May 4, 2015, as Dawn was surveying Ceres in its "Rotation Characterization 3" orbit 13,642 kilometers above the surface. Oxo crater makes a small bright splash near center; Haulani is the larger one to its right. Near the bottom of the disk is the odd cone-shaped mountain, Ahuna mons.
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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