New Ceres animation gives best view yet of dwarf planet's bright spots
New Ceres animation gives best view yet of dwarf planet's bright spots

 The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are better resolved in a new sequence of images taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 3 and 4, 2015. The images were taken from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers).

NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures sunlit North Pole of Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures sunlit North Pole of Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured images of sunlit North Pole of Ceres, it has been reported.

`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery
`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery

First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon -- the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

NASA's Dawn in excellent health to collect data from Ceres post March 6 arrival
NASA's Dawn in excellent health to collect data from Ceres post March 6 arrival

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is in excellent shape to collect data from the dwarf planet Ceres after its one month arrival.

Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres may be active ice
Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres may be active ice

A pair of mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres could actually be ice which may be emitting plumes into space, new images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft suggest.

NASA spacecraft creates history, enters dwarf planet's orbit
NASA spacecraft creates history, enters dwarf planet's orbit

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet called Ceres.

NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet
NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft, set to enter the orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on March 6, has sent some fresh images as it approaches for the historic orbit insertion.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft clicks closest ever picture of dwarf planet
NASA's Dawn spacecraft clicks closest ever picture of dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured the best-ever view of Ceres at a resolution of 14 kms per pixel.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has got a close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres, obtaining navigational images of more than half of Ceres using its framing camera.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft enters approach phase towards dwarf planet 'Ceres'
NASA's Dawn spacecraft enters approach phase towards dwarf planet 'Ceres'

NASA's Dawn spacecraft launched in 2007, has currently entered an approach phase towards dwarf planet Ceres, which has never been visited before by a spacecraft.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft begins approach phase towards dwarf planet 'Ceres'
NASA's Dawn spacecraft begins approach phase towards dwarf planet 'Ceres'

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has started its approach phase towards dwarf planet Ceres, which has never been visited before by a spacecraft.

`Dwarf planet` in deep space has water

Ceres, a tiny planet in the asteroid belt, spouts water vapour, a finding that strengthens theories that life on Earth was kick-started by a bombardment of space rocks, scientists said today.

NASA`s Dawn spacecraft leaves for dwarf planet

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on Wednesday began its two-and-a-half-year journey to the dwarf planet Ceres.