Dwarf Planet Ceres Reveals Tantalizing Details in Best Photos Yet

January 27, 2015 7:14 PM

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Dwarf Planet Ceres Reveals Tantalizing Details in Best Photos Yet

Tantalizing new images of Ceres, the nearest dwarf planet to Earth, are revealing never-before-seen surface features of the mysterious space rock.

The new images of Ceres were taken at a distance of 147,000 miles (237,000 kilometers) on Jan. 25 by NASA's Dawn space probe. The images hint at the presence of craters and other surface features that telescopes have never been able to resolve on Ceres before. However, scientists said the images hav...

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