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Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, April 10, 2015

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Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, April 10, 2015 This animation shows the north pole of dwarf planet Ceres as seen by the Dawn spacecraft on April 10, 2015. Dawn was at a distance of 33,000 kilometers when its framing camera took these images. The spacecraft was maneuvering toward its first science orbit, which it will enter on April 23.

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Here, the 20 frames from the animation have been separated out.

Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, April 10, 2015 (individual frames)

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, April 10, 2015 (individual frames)

Original image data dated on or about April 10, 2015.

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

 

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