Fulldome artist’s view of bright spots on Ceres imaged by the Dawn spacecraft

This artist’s impression fulldome video is based on a detailed map of the surface compiled from images taken from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. It shows the very bright patches of material in the crater Occator and elsewhere. New observations using the HARPS spectrograph on the ESO 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla in Chile have revealed unexpected daily changes on these spots, suggesting that they change under the influence of sunlight as Ceres rotates.

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ESO/L.Calçada/NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/Steve Albers

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Identificador:ceres_fd
Fecha de publicación:4 de Agosto de 2016 a las 17:49
Duración:46 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nombre:Ceres
Tipo:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
Categoría:Fulldome
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