Ceres' Shadowed Craters Over Time
Photojournal: PIA21469
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: March 22, 2017

This frame from an animation from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows how the illumination of Ceres' northern hemisphere varies with the dwarf planet's axial tilt, or obliquity.

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