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Ceres map with nomenclature as of August 2015

Ceres map with nomenclature as of August 2015

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Ceres map with nomenclature as of August 2015
This map of Ceres shows the dwarf planet's surface with features that have been named as of August 14, 2015. It is a simple cylindrical projection centered on 0 degrees east longitude. A full list of crater names on Ceres is available at the USGS Planetary Nomenclature Gazetteer.

Named craters on this map include (from largest to smallest): Kerwan (284 km), Yalode (271 km), Urvara (163 km), Conirarya (136 km), Zadeni (129 km), Dantu (125 km), Ezinu (120 km), Kirnis (115 km), Occator (92 km), Toharu (88 km), Gaue (84 km), Nawish (79 km), Fejokoo (70 km), Rongo (68 km), Sintana (61 km), Asari (52 km), Haulani (32 km), and Kait (0.4 km). Tiny Kait marks Ceres' prime meridian.

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Original image data dated on or about August 1, 2015

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