Ceres

Ceres mountain mystery: erosion?

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Does the dwarf planet Ceres mystery mountain show signs of erosion? Do the sides of the large Ceres butte show rocky mountain erosion features such as scree fields, talus feet or erosion of soil through water? An oddly shaped mountain that towers 6km above relatively flat surrounding terrain is also puzzling the team, Prof Russell …

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Does Ceres have a big butte?

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Does Ceres have a big butte? Ceres has a very geology puzzling and very large mountain. Or is it a butte? Or is it a similar form of table top mountain or massif? Or is the mystery mountain on the dwarf planet Ceres the result of erosion? A butte similar to those seen on planet …

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Ceres Occator crater

Ceres Occator crater

Ceres Occator crater and its bright spots have been seen in new detail by NASA’s Dawn Mission. The main talking point are the Ceres bright spots found in the Occator crater (57 miles in diameter and 2.5 miles depth, Ceres has a radius of 294 miles). But the Occator crater itself is starting to be …

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Ceres Occator crater bright spots

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The Ceres Occator crater bright spots are now seen in more detail, thanks to NASA’s Dawn Mission. “Dawn has transformed what was so recently a few bright dots into a complex and beautiful, gleaming landscape,” said Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer and mission director based at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. “Soon, the scientific …

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Crater pits on rocky Ceres?

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Dwarf planet Ceres (or active asteroid Ceres?) seems to have lots and lots of craters and pits.

Like most other rocky planets, moons, asteroids and comets.