Monday, February 27, 2017

The northern hemisphere of Ceres

These images, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the northern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres. The images were taken from an...

The Dantu crater on Ceres

This image taken on taken on June 9, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows Dantu crater on Ceres, at upper right, from an altitude...

First Asteroid Image from the Surface of Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has captured the first image of an asteroid taken from the surface of Mars. The image was captured on April 20,...

Ceres

Named after the Roman goddess of corn and harvests, Ceres has a diameter of 950 km (590 mi) and is the largest object in the asteroid...