Bright Spots Galore and a Mystery Mountain: Ceres Gets Curiouser and Curiouser

The more┬áNASA’s Dawn spacecraft observes of the dwarf planet Ceres the weirder it seems to get. Closer investigations of the “bright spots” first seen in Hubble images in 2003 and then in Dawn images upon approach during┬áthe first few months of 2015 show an ever-increasing cluster of smaller bright areas (eight at last count) and…