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What's Inside Ceres? New Findings from Gravity Data


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Dwarf planet Ceres interior

This artist's concept shows a diagram of how the inside of Ceres could be structured, based on data about the dwarf planet's gravity field from NASA's Dawn mission.

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

In the tens of thousands of photos returned by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, the interior of Ceres isn't visible. But scientists have powerful data to study Ceres' inner structure: Dawn's own motion.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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