Ceres' Mystery Bright Spots May be Ice Plumes

March 18, 2015 5:35 PM

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Unexpected bright spots discovered on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres may be plumes of ice blasting out into space.

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrived at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt, earlier this month and is in the process of positioning itself for a 14-month study.

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