1 Ceres Virgo Cluster
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1 Ceres Virgo Cluster

March 31, 2003
Atlas Image mosaic, covering 20´ × 31´ on the sky of the largest asteroid in the Solar System, 1 Ceres, seen against the Virgo Cluster of galaxies on 2000 Apr 6 UT during routine operations of the northern 2MASS facility on Mt. Hopkins, AZ. The asteroid is seen about 13.7´ west and 25.6´ south of the large spiral galaxy M100. 2002 Apr 17-23

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