Dawn spacecraft captures another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres

February 26, 2015 11:44 AM

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Dawn spacecraft captures another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres

There's not one, but two bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres, scientists have found.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft got closer to being captured into orbit around the object, and the latest images, taken nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) from Ceres, reveal that a bright spot that stands out in previous images lies close to yet another bright area.

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