The veils of Ceres, obscuring the bright lights

With Dawn fully recovered, science data is coming back again and possibly yielding some new clues to the puzzle of the bright lights in what has been named Occator Crater.  At certain times of day, the crater with at least nine reflective spots in it appears to have some sort of haze in it. It might just be overexposure, or it could be the elusive source of the water vapor signal that the Hershel Space Observatory had detected, or it could be something more particulate in nature.  The nature and composition of this haze will almost certainly shed some light (hah) on the nature of the spots as well, but for now it remains excitingly mysterious.

Planetary Society: Dawn at Ceres: A haz in Occator cater?


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