Unusual bright spots discovered on Ceres. Courtesy/JPL
Can you guess what’s creating those unusual bright spots on Ceres? Volcano, geyser, rock, ice, salt deposit, other?
On March 6, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft began orbiting Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Even before the spacecraft arrived at the dwarf planet, images revealed mysterious bright spots that captivated scientists and observers alike.
Until Dawn gets a closer look over the next few months, it’s anyone’s guess what those spots could be. So, go ahead! Cast your vote. See more here.