New photos of dwarf planet Ceres

February 17, 2015 6:47 PM

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"Craters and mysterious bright spots" have been spotted on the dwarf planet Ceres, NASA announced Tuesday as new photos came in from an approaching spacecraft.

""As we slowly approach the stage, our eyes transfixed on Ceres and her planetary dance, we find she has beguiled us but left us none the wiser," said Chris Russell, a UCLA scientist in a statement.

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