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Dawn Explores Ceres Interior Evolution Dawn Mission to Ceres

Dawn Explores Ceres Interior Evolution Dawn Mission to Ceres


Dawn Explores Ceres' Interior Evolution

Artist's rendering shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft

One of the last images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows bright spots in Occator

Artist's impression of the Dawn spacecraft.

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Ceres. Credit: NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

This view from NASA's Dawn mission shows where ice has been detected in the northern wall of Ceres' Juling Crater, which is in almost permanent shadow.

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Pit chains on Ceres. This image made with data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft ...

Nasa Dawn reveals recent changes in Ceres' surface

Dawn image of Ceres from 13,600 km, May 4, 2015

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NASA's Dawn spacecraft turned science fiction into science fact by using ion propulsion to explore the two largest bodies in the main asteroid belt, Vesta ...

Nasa Dawn reveals recent changes in Ceres' surface

... of Ceres could be structured, based on data about the dwarf planet's gravity field from NASA's Dawn mission. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

If only rocketry pioneers Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev had lived to see this! The NASA Dawn mission reached its target not with a conventional ...

NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured this image of the central peak of the Urvara impact crater on Ceres. This terrain contains products of rock-water ...

In this image, the Dawn spacecrafts three xenon electrostatic ion thrusters can be seen emitting

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Artist's concept of Dawn spacecraft orbiting Ceres. Our knowledge of this little world has greatly increased, thanks to Dawn, whose mission was recently ...

DawnSpacecraftatCeres. This artist's concept shows the Dawn Spacecraft in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres.

This artist's concept summarizes our understanding of how the inside of Ceres could be structured

Occator Crater, home of Ceres' intriguing brightest areas, is prominently featured in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft.

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This image of Ceres with the light regions of the Occator crater was one of the last photographs that the Dawn spacecraft sent to Earth before ending its ...

Nasa Dawn reveals recent changes in Ceres' surface

Image of Ceres with bright spot

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NASA's Dawn mission. Image Credit: Orbital ATK

The Dawn spacecraft, equipped with large solar panels to power its electrical engine. Credit: NASA

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This is one of Dawn's last pictures of Ceres, taken on Sept. 1. As explained below, by that date, when the spacecraft was at low altitude, ...

Illustration of the Dawn spacecraft flying towards Ceres.

An artist's concept of NASA's Dawn spacecraft exploring Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt between

On its way to Ceres, Dawn spent more than 300 days taking photos of the

Comparing the habitability of Earth to Jupiter's icy moon Europa and the dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: Dawn EPO CosmoQuest ...

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Dawn Images of Ceres

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Dawn mission will celebrate the exploration of Ceres with a festival called I C Ceres

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New Ceres Views as Dawn Moves Higher

The 20 metre-wide, 1.8 metre-high, spacecraft was launched from the

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This computer simulation shows the collision of two black holes, which produces gravitational waves.

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Ceres has several craters and linear troughs. In this image taken by NASA'

... Dawn mission. Water Ice on Ceres?

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The north pole of dwarf planet Ceres as seen by the Dawn spacecraft on April 10, 2015. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Diagram showing Dawn's path to Ceres and Vesta.

Dawn launched 10 years ago on Sept. 27, 2007. Credit: NASA/Sandra Joseph and Rafael Hernandez

Ceres' Occator Crater

This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a boulder field near Occator crater's eastern rim.

Large Impact Craters on Ceres Have Gone Missing

This color-coded map from NASA's Dawn mission shows the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.

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Earth-Ceres size comparison. Ceres is little, but it accounts for approximately 1/3 of the mass of the asteroid belt. In 2006, IAU astronomers briefly ...

A comparison of the trajectories of New Horizons (left) and the Dawn missions (right). Credit: NASA/JPL, SWRI, Composite- T.Reyes

Ahuna Mons on Ceres, a mountain about 4 miles (6 km) tall, in a simulated view using NASA's Dawn spacecraft images. This region on Ceres is associated with ...


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Dawn Sends Sharper Scenes from Ceres

Dawn's mission was extended several times as it explored Ceres and Vesta, which when combined, make up 45 percent of the mass of the main asteroid belt.