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September 7, 2005 02:30 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-27

Largest Asteroid May Be 'Mini Planet' with Water Ice

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Image: Ceres: January 23, 2004 23:40 UT

Ceres: January 23, 2004 23:40 UT

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Object Names: Ceres, 1 Ceres

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Parker (Southwest Research Institute), P. Thomas (Cornell University), L. McFadden (University of Maryland, College Park), and M. Mutchler and Z. Levay (STScI)

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Montage Image: Images of the Asteroid Ceres Rotation Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Images of the Asteroid Ceres Rotation Ceres: December 30, 2003 15:46 UT Image Type: Astronomical Ceres: December 30, 2003 15:46 UT Ceres: December 30, 2003 16:21 UT Image Type: Astronomical Ceres: December 30, 2003 16:21 UT Ceres: January 24, 2004 00:15 UT Image Type: Astronomical Ceres: January 24, 2004 00:15 UT Ceres: January 24, 2004 02:52 UT Image Type: Astronomical Ceres: January 24, 2004 02:52 UT Ceres: January 24, 2004 03:27 UT Image Type: Astronomical Ceres: January 24, 2004 03:27 UT

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