Dwarf Planet Ceres' Crater Sizes Make It A Cosmic 'Oddball' | Video

It lives through the 'most violent phase of the solar system’s collision-prone past' according to the Southwest Research Institute, but imagery shows only 16 craters bigger than 62 miles (100 km) wide. Collision models show that it should have 10 to 15 craters bigger than 250 miles (400 km) wide. Ice Volcanoes Erase Ceres Missing Craters

 

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