Bruce Murray Space Image Library

A landslide in Ceres' far north in 3D

A landslide in Ceres' far north in 3D
A landslide in Ceres' far north in 3D Near Ceres' north pole, an asteroid crashed into the steep rim of a hexagonal-shaped crater, causing a large landslide. This 3D image has been rotated to place north down in order to make the lighting more intuitive, and upsized by a factor of two. The whole image is about 125 kilometers across. It is a combination of two images taken on June 21 and 24, 2015, during the Survey phase of the Ceres mission NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / Emily Lakdawalla

Combination of images PIA19592 and PIA19593.

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