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Jul 31 2015

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New Ceres maps

New Names and Insights at Ceres.

They also think that, based on the depths of the craters compared to their diameter, that Ceres is ice-rich.

“The craters we find on Ceres, in terms of their depth and diameter, are very similar to what we see on Dione and Tethys, two icy satellites of Saturn that are about the same size and density as Ceres. The features are pretty consistent with an ice-rich crust,” said Dawn science team member Paul Schenk, a geologist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.

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