Ceres

So, it seems that NASA has a spacecraft that is getting close to Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt (I’m said to hear that this doesn’t mean it’s a planet with dwarves). Anyway, here it is (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA):

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The Dawn spacecraft will enter orbit on March 6, so better pictures should be coming shortly.

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