Ceres

Is That a Big Crater on Pluto? Pyramidal Mountain Found on Ceres

You're probably as eager as I am for new images of Pluto and Ceres as both New Horizons and Dawn…

6 years ago

Ceres Has Lots of Bright Spots

Those bright mystery spots aren't the only ones on Ceres. Recent photos posted on JPL's Photojournal site  feature a spectacular rayed crater…

6 years ago

Ceres Bright Spots Keep Their Secret Even From 2,700 miles Up

Don't get me wrong. I love this new photo. Dawn snapped it from its second mapping orbit from 2,700 miles up…

6 years ago

Dawn Does Dramatic Fly Over of Ceres, Enters Lower Mapping Orbit: Video

https://youtu.be/uSaLVAl-ObY Video caption: This new video animation of Ceres was created from images taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft at altitudes…

6 years ago

Ceres’ White Spots Multiply in Latest Dawn Photos

We don't know exactly what those mysterious white spots on Ceres are yet, but we're getting closer to an explanation.…

6 years ago

Dawn Rises Over Ceres North Pole

Brand new images taken on April 10 by NASA's Dawn probe show the dwarf planet from high above its north…

6 years ago

Seeking Ceres: Following the Brave New World Through 2015

A little world is making big headlines in 2015. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around 1 Ceres on March 6th,…

6 years ago

Scientists in Orbit Over Dawn’s Arrival at Ceres

Dawn’s approach and trajectory as it begins its orbital “dance” with Ceres. As you watch, note the timeline at upper…

7 years ago

What Your Breakfast has in Common with Ceres

On March 6, the Dawn spacecraft will ease into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. This is the visit to…

7 years ago

Bright Spots on Ceres Likely Ice, Not Cryovolcanoes

As the Dawn spacecraft prepares to enter orbit around Ceres on March 6, the science team provided the latest images…

7 years ago