Tag Archives: Ceres

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 … Continue reading

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Tarry Tarry Night

Ceres is a fascinating little world. The Empress of Asteroids. The little planet that couldn’t. A tiny, primordial remnant from the early days of the solar system, full of answers to questions, and new questions to be answered. And now, … Continue reading

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Asteroid spotting

This is Dawn. And she’s a much underrated spacecraft. Launched back in 2007, Dawn’s mission is fascinating but, to many people, not especially glamorous. You see, in 2011 Dawn arrived at her new home in the asteroid belt. With her … Continue reading

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That’s no moon…

While my equipment is thermally equillibriating, I actually have time for a bite sized blog entry.* And appropriately, I’ve been meaning to write a little about a bite sized “planet”… Well… I say planet. This is Ceres, the empress of … Continue reading

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