The probe NASA has sent new images of the dwarf planet Ceres

Spacecraft NASA Dawn sent to Earth new photos of the dwarf planet Ceres, in the orbit where it moves from March 2015.

This is the official website of Nasa.

At the time of the capture probe was 1480 km away from the planet at a height which he reached in early October, up from a lower orbit. The picture shows the crater Okkator in the center of which is seen a bright spot. This is a bright spot represented a big mystery since the arrival of the probe, and later revealed that it consists of various salts.

We will remind, in March of 2015 American spacecraft «dawn» (Dawn) entered the orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres.

On 4 November, the unit began the transition to its sixth scientific orbit (7200 km), with whom he will clarify previously collected data.




The probe NASA has sent new images of the dwarf planet Ceres 21.11.2016

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