Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dawn's first map of Ceres

Dawn's first map of Ceres
Dawn's first map of Ceres Dawn observed Ceres throughout a full nine-hour rotation of the dwarf planet, yielding this global mosaic of craters, mysterious bright spots and other intriguing features. The photos were taken on Feb. 19 from a distance of about 28,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) during imaging session RC2. NASA / JPL-Caltech / MPS / DLR / IDA

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