Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Can Be Active Ice

March 19, 2015 3:08 PM

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Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Can Be Active Ice

Washington: A pair of bright spots that glimmer inside an impact crater on the asteroid Ceres could be some kind of icy plume, new images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have revealed.

The images show the spots at changing angles as the asteroid rotates in and out of sunlight.

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