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Animation Show Ceres' Mysterious Pyramid And Other Features In Striking Detail

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Geo Beats
An animation released by NASA offers a view of landmarks on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres based on images taken by the Dawn spacecraft.

NASA just released an enthralling animation showing landmarks on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres based on images taken by the Dawn spacecraft. 

According to the space agency, "The movie shows Ceres in enhanced color, which helps to highlight subtle differences in the appearance of surface materials. Scientists believe areas with shades of blue contain younger, fresher material, including flows, pits and cracks. The animated flight over Ceres emphasizes the most prominent craters, such as Occator, and the tall, conical mountain Ahuna Mons. Features on Ceres are named for earthly agricultural spirits, deities and festivals." 

In the film, Occator cr

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