Dawn's Arrival at Dwarf Planet

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This artist's concept shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft arriving at the dwarf planet Ceres, the most massive body in the asteroid belt. Dawn is the first mission to visit a dwarf planet—;a round body that orbits the sun but, unlike a planet, does not clear its orbital path of other objects.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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