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NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image of dwarf planet Ceres on February 19, 2015 from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). A bright spot with a dimmer companion spot can be seen. They appear to be in the same basin. Dawn will be captured into orbit around Ceres on March 6.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image of dwarf planet Ceres on February 19, 2015 from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). A bright spot with a dimmer companion spot can be seen. They appear to be in the same basin. Dawn will be captured into orbit around Ceres on March 6.

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CNN's Rachel Crane looks at Ceres, a mysterious dwarf planet, as NASA's Dawn spacecraft closes in.