• earthsky.org | 12/27/2018 | Paul Scott Anderson
    False-color image of dwarf planet Ceres – largest body in the asteroid belt – from the Dawn spacecraft. The image shows Ceres’ famous bright spots, and the false color highlights differences in...
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  • CNET | 9/19/2018 | Jackson Ryan
    It sounds like something George R. R. Martin might cook up in the next Game of Thrones book: Ice Volcanoes. New research suggests the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest celestial body in the asteroid...
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  • phys.org | 9/17/2018 | Staff
    Every year throughout its 4.5-billion-year life, ice volcanoes on the dwarf planet Ceres generate enough material on average to fill a movie theater, according to a new study led by the University...
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  • ScienceDaily | 9/17/2018 | Staff
    The study, led by UA planetary scientist Michael Sori, marks the first time a rate of cryovolcanic activity has been calculated from observations, and its findings help solve a mystery about Ceres's...
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  • phys.org | 9/10/2018 | Staff
    Bright surface features on the dwarf planet Ceres known as faculae were first discovered by NASA's Dawn spacecraft in 2015. This mosaic of one such feature, Cerealia Facula, combines images obtained...
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  • CNET | 7/2/2018 | Amanda Kooser
    This mosaic shows a prominent mound on the western side of Cerealia Facula. When NASA's Dawn spacecraft approached dwarf planet Ceres in 2015, everyone from astronomers to UFO enthusiasts got...
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  • Space.com | 5/22/2018 | Staff
    Ceres is a dwarf planet, the only one located in the inner reaches of the solar system; the rest lie at the outer edges, in the Kuiper Belt. While it is the smallest of the known dwarf planets, it...
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  • phys.org | 3/15/2018 | Staff
    Observations of Ceres have detected recent variations in its surface, revealing that the only dwarf planet in the inner solar system is a dynamic body that continues to evolve and change.
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  • phys.org | 12/13/2017 | Staff
    If you could fly aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft, the surface of dwarf planet Ceres would generally look quite dark, but with notable exceptions. These exceptions are the hundreds of bright areas that...
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  • phys.org | 10/20/2017 | Staff
    NASA has authorized a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower...
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  • earthsky.org | 5/21/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    1 Ceres was the first asteroid to be discovered, in the year 1801. That makes sense because it’s the largest body orbiting between Mars and Jupiter. The word asteroid means starlike, and until...
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  • phys.org | 5/17/2017 | Staff
    NASA's Dawn spacecraft successfully observed Ceres at opposition on April 29, taking images from a position exactly between the sun and Ceres' surface. Mission specialists had carefully maneuvered...
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