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Soar over dwarf planet Ceres' surface in revealing NASA video

Using real images taken from the spacecraft Dawn, NASA takes you on an animated tour of the largest body in the asteroid belt.

By January 29, 2016

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Secret of Ceres' weird bright spots finally revealed?

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been inching closer to the dwarf planet's surface for months, and new studies using its data now reveal more about curious sights on the largest object in the asteroid belt.

By December 9, 2015

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NASA thinks it knows what Ceres' mysterious bright spots are made of

For most of 2015, the dwarf planet has been beaming a mystery back at us. Now NASA has an educated guess that might surprise you.

By October 1, 2015

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NASA shows Ceres' bright spots in 'striking new detail'

The mysterious bright spots shining on dwarf planet Ceres go under closer inspection with a newly released NASA image.

By September 9, 2015

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NASA's Dawn zooms in on Ceres' towering conical mountain

A 4-mile-high mountain on dwarf planet Ceres comes into focus as the Dawn spacecraft scoots up close for its most detailed images yet.

By August 25, 2015

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Get up close with Ceres' weird bright spots in new NASA photo

NASA's Dawn spacecraft cozies up to the fascinating dwarf planet Ceres and sends back the best look yet at its oddball bright spots.

By June 10, 2015

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Dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots shrink but stay strange on approach

Ceres appears to have a pair of cosmic headlights reflecting the sun. As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches, they're looking smaller, but no less mysterious.

By May 25, 2015

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NASA's Dawn mission seeks Ceres' secrets (pictures)

Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.

9 Images By April 17, 2015

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NASA's Dawn gazes at Ceres' sunlit north pole

Ceres comes into sharper focus as the Dawn mission settles into an up-close study of the dwarf planet's craters and mysterious bright spots.

By April 17, 2015

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The 4-mile-tall pyramid mountain on dwarf planet Ceres is glowing

NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds that the largest object in the asteroid belt is also a huge mystery, as the craft takes a closer look.

By August 8, 2015