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Dawn HAMO Image 53

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA2015-11-05

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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the surface of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers) around mid-latitudes. The image was taken on Sept. 28, 2015, and has a resolution of 450 feet (140 meters) per pixel.

The unusual mountain Ahuna Mons is featured in this image, named for the traditional post-harvest festival of the Sumi tribe of Nagaland, India. It is 4 miles (6 kilometers) tall and 12 miles (20 kilometers) in diameter.

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19995

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  • Title: Dawn HAMO Image 53
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
  • Date Created: 2015-11-05
  • Rights: JPL

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