Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Detail view of Ceres' brightest spots

Detail view of Ceres' brightest spots
Detail view of Ceres' brightest spots Two frames from Dawn's Framing Camera cover the bright spot at the center of Occator crater, Ceres, as well as a field of slightly less-bright spots to its east. The images were taken from Dawn's Low-Altitude Mapping Orbit in early 2016 with a shorter exposure than most Dawn images, allowing subtle details to be discerned within Ceres' brightest spot. Each of the two square images is about 36 kilometers on a side. NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

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