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originally posted by: ketsuko
originally posted by: Gothmog
The Mass Relay and Element 0 . On the serious side I would agree possibly ice from a recent direct hit from a small comet .
Ooooo! Does that mean we have to get ready to shoot us some Turians? I hope not. Garrus was the best bro character ever.
But I have my Vindicator locked and loaded.
originally posted by: VoidHawk
a reply to: smurfy
Good point about the source!
I slowed it down a little and marked an oddity
originally posted by: Aliensun
a reply to: 3danimator2014
Explain the dark spots that are first at one location and then another.
Then there is another spot that seems to enlarge or darken itself at the right sight of the crater. It definitely is not a camera glitch and it resembles the spot briefly seen toward the lower edge of crater. There is reason to believe that is one object in three different positions. Is that a "still imaging" camera or shots from a video?
originally posted by: woogleuk
Could it be glass, formed from the heat of an impact event? I know Ceres doesn't have an atmosphere to cause incoming bodies to generate frictional heat, but maybe something we have yet to discover could itself be hot enough?
originally posted by: gspat
The actual "color" of Ceres is something close to coal, or mostly black...
They had to turn the gain way the heck up on the camera...
High enough that anything "not black", for lack of a better term, is simply saturating the pixels and looks white and glow-ey.
Wait for closer pictures, then there will be ir data as well (too far away yet, no resolution) so we can actually try to figure out what it is.
I'm guessing it's just lighter colored rock.
originally posted by: bobs_uruncle
a reply to: Kapusta
Snow or ice, even a solid gas like oxygen or carbon dioxide would have sublimated into the vacuum of space millions or billions of years ago. Only thing I can think of that would be natural would be the remnants of a meteor or asteroid, one that somehow left a reflective surface in the fragments.
Cheers - Dave
originally posted by: Cauliflower
a reply to: Soylent Green Is People
SO analyzed the digital image and came to the conclusion that it was a radiating source like a grow light....