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Dwarf planet Ceres is shown in these images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft that…

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NASA's Dawn spacecraft is getting humanity's best view yet of the tiny survivor from the solar system's earliest days. See what we know about the dwarf planet Ceres in this our infographic.

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See how NASA's Dawn spacecraft will visit the asteroids Vesta and Ceres in this SPACE.com infographic.

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from NASA

Shadows of the North

Vesta: Shadows of the North The shadowy outlines of the terrain in Vesta's northern region are visible in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

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from Engadget

Dawn spacecraft captures a sunlit Ceres on cam

This animation shows the north pole of dwarf planet Ceres as seen by the Dawn spacecraft on April Dawn was at a distance of miles kilometres) when its framing camera took these images. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

from nytimes.com

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Maps the Surface of Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is approaching the dwarf planet Ceres.

Photos: Asteroid Vesta and NASA's Dawn Spacecraft | Asteroids & Comets | Vesta: Second Largest Asteroid, NASA Dawn Mission

from NASA

Ahuna Mons on Ceres Seen From Low-Altitude Mapping Orbit

Ahuna Mons on Ceres Seen From Low-Altitude Mapping Orbit The mysterious mountain Ahuna Mons is seen in this mosaic of images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. March 07 2016

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has entered an approach phase in which it will continue to close in on Ceres, a Texas-sized dwarf planet never before visited by a spacecraft.

Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres! The Dawn spacecraft has made history. It has become the first mission to visit a dwarf planet when it successfully slipped into Ceres’ orbit this morning. 3/6/15 Ceres is seen from NASA's Dawn spacecraft on March 1, just a few days before the mission achieved orbit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

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