This animation showcases a series of images NASA’s Dawn spacecraft took on approach to Ceres on Feb. 4, 2015 at a distance of about 90,000 miles (145,000 kilometers) from the dwarf planet.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
This awesome gif shows the dwarf planet Ceres compiled from images taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. More info at NASA website here!
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, on approach to dwarf planet Ceres, has acquired its latest and closest-yet snapshot of this mysterious world.
At a resolution of 8.5 miles (14 kilometers) per pixel, the pictures represent the sharpest images to date of Ceres.