Dawn resolves Ceres in motion!

Dawn is now close enough to resolve details on dwarf planet 1 Ceres!  JPL released this amazing animation showing the small world’s rotation:

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And just think — this will only get better as Dawn approaches.  The best will come in the spring, though, when Dawn enters orbit.  I can’t wait!

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