Dawn Finds Possible Ancient Ocean Remnants at Ceres

This animation shows dwarf planet Ceres as seen by NASA’s Dawn. The map overlaid at right gives scientists hints about Ceres’ internal structure from gravity measurements. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> Minerals containing water are widespread on Ceres, suggesting the dwarf planet may have had a global ocean in the past.

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