This image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a 23-mile-wide (37 kilometer-wide) crater called Tupo, which features a curved central peak complex and terraces. The rim of the degraded crater Darzamat (58 miles, 94 kilometers wide) is visible on the lower left border of the image.
The image was taken on Oct. 2, 2015, from an altitude of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers), and has a resolution of 450 feet (140 meters) per pixel. The image is centered at approximately 36 degrees south latitude, 86 degrees east longitude.
Dawn's mission is managed by JPL for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. Dawn is a project of the directorate's Discovery Program, managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. UCLA is responsible for overall Dawn mission science. Orbital ATK, Inc., in Dulles, Virginia, designed and built the spacecraft. The German Aerospace Center, the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, the Italian Space Agency and the Italian National Astrophysical Institute are international partners on the mission team. For a complete list of acknowledgments, see http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission.
For more information about the Dawn mission, visit http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov.