Postcards from Ceres

Ceres may just be one of the most underappreciated places in the entire solar system. For a long time it was only considered an asteroid, not even worthy of being mentioned in school textbooks. Which may be why I love that NASA’s Dawn mission has given us such beautiful views of our nearest dwarf planet.

Here are a few gorgeous shots of the tiny place. Some details on what each image contains are included in the captions. Click any one to view them in an image carousel.

About Invader Xan

Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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