NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Captures Best Images of Dwarf Planet

January 28, 2015 11:59 AM

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NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Captures Best Images of Dwarf Planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured the best ever pictures of the dwarf planet Ceres. On January 25, the images were taken 147,000 miles from Ceres.

The new pictures provide 30% higher resolution as compared to the pictures taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 2003 and 2004 at a distance of over 150 million miles. The latest images show significant brightness and darkness variations over the surface, mainly a bright spot gleaming in the nor...

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