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Ceres: Water ice in eternal polar night

View of the North Pole: The colours show the varying height of Ceres' landscape. The numbers refer to ten craters where the Framing Cameras...

What’s Inside Ceres? New Findings from Gravity Data

This artist's concept shows a diagram of how the inside of Ceres could be structured, based on data about the dwarf planet's gravity field...

The case of the missing craters

Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission were surprised to find that Ceres has no clear signs of truly giant impact basins. This image shows both...

Dawn maps Ceres craters where ice can accumulate

At the poles of Ceres, scientists have found craters that are permanently in shadow (indicated by blue markings). Such craters are called "cold traps"...