A couple of cool pictures of the asteroid Ceres taken by the Dawn spacecraft:

Catalog Page for PIA19573 – “This image, taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 6, 2015.”

PIA19573_modest[1]

Catalog Page for PIA19574 – “This image, taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 6, 2015.”

PIA19574_modest[1]