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My interpretation of Haumea seen from one of it’s moons. It is known that Haumea has a dark red spot on it’s surface. I liked the theory of it being an impact crater.

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love it <3
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TaralWayneProfessional General Artist
It looks a bit like a nipple ... but you can expect then to say that on a NASA website.  Interesting guess about the crater, though.  I wouldn't have guessed such an angular rock surface, which looks more like mass wastage, but after you've seen 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, it isn't safe to make safe bets.
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mattdictionHobbyist General Artist
A lot of craters look like nipples.
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This is Darin Ragozzine, an expert on Haumea. This is an extremely good piece of art. I'll probably be using it for my scientific presentations on Haumea, thanks to your generous sharing with the CC license!
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1rst prize to Haumea for being the wierdest celestial body
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SAMPLE----TEXTHobbyist General Artist
I like space
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shadesmacleanHobbyist Writer
Fun news! It looks like Haumea has a ring! =P arstechnica.com/science/2017/1…
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Ludwig1920Student General Artist
Fascinating image. And until now i did not even know this planetoid exists!
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That's just awesome.
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XlydrsStudent General Artist
truely magnificent ^_^
THEKIDWITHAKNIFEStudent General Artist
don't look at me!
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jbrownhybridlordStudent General Artist
looks good:happybounce: WEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRPPP! 
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It's a gorgeous piece, and I always love seeing dwarf planets get some love, but the irregularity has me a bit confused, given that, despite its ellipsoidal shape, it's in hydrostatic equilibrium. Is that just supposed to be really heavy cratering? 

Still, I love this. It's like something from the space books I would read as a kid.
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Just beautiful... I'm always amazed that people can do art like this.
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recreocontsHobbyist Digital Artist
Such a mesmerizing and impactful landscape!
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ILikePencilsAndErtHobbyist Traditional Artist
The scenery is beautiful. Keep it up
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huesuxartHobbyist Digital Artist
Truly beautiful 
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