Mysterious White Spots on Ceres --- Closer Images by the Dawn Spacecraft Yet to Come
The strange bright white spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are seen in this best view yet from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which captured this image on May 16, 2015.
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Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres seen in this Dawn spacecraft closeup of Accator Crater. Scientists are still trying to figure out what the spots are composed of. Could it be ice from the interior? Or some kind of salty material?