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Polar wandering on dwarf planet Ceres revealed

October 10, 2018 - General

Dwarf planet Ceres experienced an indirect polar reorientation of approximately 36 degrees, a new paper by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist Pasquale Tricarico says.

Ceres [Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA]Using data from NASA’s Dawn mission, Tricarico determined the magnitude of the reorientation with three independent and corroborating lines of evidence. Global Gravity Inversion, from a paper Tricarico published…

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