NASA probe gets closer look at odd bright patches on dwarf planet Ceres

April 21, 2015 6:02 PM

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NASA probe gets closer look at odd bright patches on dwarf planet Ceres

Two mysteriously reflective spots on the dwarf planet Ceres have rotated back into view of a NASA spacecraft studying the planetary body up-close for the first time.

NASA’s Dawn probe caught sight of the strange spots on April 14 and 15 when it was about 14,000 miles (22,000 kilometers) above Ceres’ northern hemisphere, and were released on Monday.

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