Dawn Spacecraft Archives -
A new dramatic pics, the closest pics yet of the dwarf planet Ceres, sent by NASA’ Dawn spacecraft last week, show several features of the small world in unprecedented detail, including tall, conical mountain — a ‘pyramid on Ceres’, as it called by scientists — as well as wide cylindrical depressions and even some large craters.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is getting progressively closer to the dwarf planet Ceres, as the latest image shows.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has the protoplanet Ceres in its sight, and soon will have a close encounter with this unusual alien world. Still, before Dawn get’s there, it may help to answer some questions such as “what exactly is Ceres?”