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Dwarf Planet Ceres' surface as seen from ground level; asteroid belt; main belt; small Solar System body - Space Art Illustration
 

Ceres' surface

What is known about Ceres' surface is that it has an albedo (surface brightness) about the same as the Earth's Moon and never gets warmer than minus 30 F. In this image the artist is suggesting a lunar-like terrain modified by the presence of water ice.

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