Board the craft and get a real-life feel of what it’s like to fly over Ceres.
This video animation of dwarf planet Ceres, based on images taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, provides dramatic flyover views of this heavily cratered, mysterious world. The images were captured from Dawn’s first mapping orbit at Ceres, at an altitude of 8,400 mile, as well as navigational images taken from 3,200 miles away. The images provided information for a three-dimensional terrain model. The vertical dimension has been exaggerated by a factor of two, and a star field has been added in the background.
Check it out below.