Lateral View of Occator

Lateral View of Occator
CreditNASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
PIA NumberPIA20181
Language
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A group of scientists from NASA's Dawn mission suggests that when sunlight reaches Ceres' Occator Crater, a kind of thin haze of dust and evaporating water forms there. Occator measures about 60 miles (90 kilometers) wide.