What is that weird white spot on Ceres? Dawn spacecraft may solve the riddle

January 26, 2015 6:28 PM

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The white spot was captured in images taken by the Dawn spacecraft earlier this month, and scientists hope to get a closer look as the spacecraft nears the giant asteroid.

The strange white blotch on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres continues to puzzle scientists — and only heightens the anticipation as NASA’s Dawn spacecraft draws nearer to the giant asteroid.

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