Polar Wandering on Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed

Tucson AZ (SPX) Oct 09, 2018

Dwarf planet Ceres experienced an indirect polar reorientation of approximately 36 degrees, a new paper by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist Pasquale Tricarico says.

Tricarico’s paper “True Polar Wander of Ceres Due to Heterogeneous Crustal Density” appears in Nature Geoscience.

Using data from NASA’s Dawn mission, Tricarico determined the magnitude of the reorientation wi
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