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Moving mountains and white spots of Ceres

@article{Gur2017MovingMA,
  title={Moving mountains and white spots of Ceres},
  author={A. Soumbatov Gur},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
  year={2017}
}
  • A. Gur
  • Published 4 December 2017
  • Geology
  • arXiv: General Physics
Among surprising results of NASA's Dawn spacecraft mission at dwarf planet Ceres are enigmatic bright spots inside Occator crater and a lone tall pyramid mountain. Here we explain the appearance of such spots, weird mountains, and concomitant craters on celestial bodies. The phenomenon is as follows. A mountain is ejected rotated out of mechanically stressed crust as a result of explosive conical cleavage all over its buried surface. Then the mountain lands upside down i.e. summit up. It may… 
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