Pluto seems to get all press, but there’s another dwarf planet in our solar system that needs some love.
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Mystery haze appears above Ceres’s bright spots
“The phenomenon, observed by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, suggests that the bright spots ‘could be providing some atmosphere in this particular region of Ceres’, says Christopher Russell, a planetary scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles.”
NASA’s Ceres maps show color-coded features and new official, mythical names
“The geological features on dwarf planet Ceres are now named after agricultural gods and goddesses, while we’re still waiting to hear about the sci-fi names chosen for features of Pluto’s moon.”
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