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Astro Bob blog: Ceres Bright Spots Mesmerize in Striking New Close-Up Photo

Let your imagination go wild with this new photo of Ceres' mystery spots. Could they salty residue spawned from a meteorite impact?...

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Occator crater on Ceres is home to a collection of intriguing bright spots. Because these spots are so much brighter than the rest of Ceres' surface, the Dawn team combined two different images into a single composite view one properly exposed for the bright spots, and one for the surrounding surface. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Let your imagination go wild with this new photo of Ceres' mystery spots. Could they salty residue spawned from a meteorite impact? 

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