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New NASA Photos Show Dwarf Planet in Stunning Detail

The U.S. space agency NASA has released images of Ceres, a dwarf planet orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Mars. Ceres is the closest dwarf planet to the Sun, and now can be seen in unprecedented detail. The video is based on observations of Ceres that were taken on the Dawn spacecraft's first mapping orbit, at an altitude of 13,000 kilometers, as well as more recent images taken from 5,000 kilometers. Ceres is the largest obstacle in the asteroid belt. It is 950 kilometers in...

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