Active Geology on Ceres

Found this article interesting about the heat from radioactive element decay apparently being enough to heat the interior of Ceres and create observable geologic surface effects.

 

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It is worth pointing out that Ceres is by far the largest 'asteroid' in the asteroid belt, witness the fact that it has been designated as a dwarf planet. Ceres is more akin to objects found beyond Neptune such as Pluto and Eris.


Strange dwarf planet Ceres may have formed at the icy edges ...
https://www.space.com › News › Science & Astronomy


18 Mar 2022 — The dwarf planet Ceres is located in the asteroid belt but looks nothing like its neighbors. In a new paper, scientists propose an ...
 

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