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File:Ceres Earth Moon Comparison.png


Description Diameter comparison of the dwarf planet–asteroid Ceres with the Moon and Earth.

Scale: Approximately 29 km per pixel.

A previous version of this image has been used in The Main Asteroid Belt (Oct 25, 2009)
Date 26 July 2007
Source This picture was composed from Image:Mercury_Earth_Comparison.png, Image:Full Moon Luc Viatour.jpg, and Image:Ceres_optimized.jpg by -- CWitte 11:33, 26 July 2007 (UTC)
Author CWitte


For the Ceres and Earth part of the composition:

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and for the lunar part of the composition:

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