Ceres bright spots are icy volcanoes?

March 19, 2015 3:32 PM

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Bright spots are discovered on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres, according to scientist, these bright spots may be volcanoes of ice. The volcanoes of ice seemed to be spouting hot water vapors off into the space.

These images are sent by NASA spacecraft’s Dawn, it is a space probe launched in 2007. Its mission is to study two protoplanets of the asteroid belt Vesta and Ceres. Dawn is the first spacecraft to orbit two extraterrestrial bodies. It is currently orbiting its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres....

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