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Bright Spots and Color Differences Revealed on Ceres


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Occator Crater, Ceres

Occator Crater, measuring 57 miles (92 kilometers) across and 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) deep, contains the brightest area on Ceres.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/PSI

Scientists from NASA's Dawn mission unveiled new images from the spacecraft's lowest orbit at Ceres, including highly anticipated views of Occator Crater, at the 47th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, on Tuesday.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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