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Fraser
2015-Sep-11, 02:50 AM
The question on everyone’s mind about Ceres is what the heck are those bizarre bright spots discovered by NASA’s Dawn orbiter? Since scientists believe that Ceres occupies a “unique niche” in the solar system and apparently harbors subsurface ice or liquid oceans, could the bright spots arise from subsurface “water leakage?” To find out Universe […]

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BigDon
2015-Sep-11, 04:43 PM
The directly overhead shot makes the crater look like a shield volcano.

Could that be a collapse crater as opposed to an impact crater?