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Watch Ceres rotate: A guide to interpreting Dawn’s images

NASA held a press briefing on the Dawn mission yesterday, sharing some new images and early interpretations of them. The new images include a total of 27 from the Rotation Characterization 2 sequence that I discussed last week, as well as their first global map made by combining these 27 images in a mosaic. I spent yesterday playing with these photos, trying to decide what to write about them. I see lots of things that intrigue me, and I’m looking forward to Dawn investigating them in more detail.

read more Watch Ceres rotate: A guide to interpreting Dawn’s images | The Planetary Society.

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This entry was posted on March 4, 2015 by in Astronomy.

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