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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Ceres Probe Results - Strange Things In The Asteroid Belt

It's interesting to see the photos from the Nasa Probe to Ceres which is a small 'Dwarf Planet' in the Asteroid Belt.  There is much controversy about the nature of the reflections in some craters:

which are shown in the data from the instruments on board the probe, most likely simple chemical reflections.  The odd thing is the 3-mile high Pyramid shaped mountain which has been seen:

and a planetoid which is otherwise quite flat.

Fact is often stranger than fiction.