Ceres in Half Shadow

Ceres in Half Shadow
CreditNASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
PIA NumberPIA19310
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image of dwarf planet Ceres from about 25,000 miles (40,000 kilometers) away on Feb. 25, 2015. Ceres appears half in shadow because of the current position of the spacecraft relative to the dwarf planet and the sun.