PIA20682: Dawn LAMO Image 102
 Target Name:  Ceres
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Dawn
 Spacecraft:  Dawn
 Instrument:  Framing Camera
 Product Size:  1024 x 1024 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA20682.tif (1.05 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA20682.jpg (153.6 kB)

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This picture shows a crater that lies just north of Occator Crater, home of the brightest spots on Ceres. A larger view of this crater and Occator can be found at PIA20350.

The northern rim of Occator, not visible here, is overprinted on the southern rim this crater. Ejecta from Occator blankets the entire region.

The view is centered at approximately 27 degrees north latitude, 241 degrees east longitude. NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image on April 21, 2016, from its low-altitude mapping orbit, at a distance of about 240 miles (385 kilometers) above the surface. The image resolution is 120 feet (35 meters) per pixel.

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.

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