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Ceres as seen by Dawn spacecraft

Two bright patches on the dwarf planet Ceres, seen in this image from the Dawn spacecraft, might result from ice volcanoes.

black hole

LARGER THAN IT LOOKS  Gas swirls around a 12-billion-solar-mass black hole (illustrated), the most massive one known in the early universe.

Nix and Hydra orbiting Pluto

Nix and Hydra (diamonds) circle Pluto and Charon (center) in an image taken by New Horizons on February 8. The image on the right has been processed to make the moons easier to see.

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