Here is the latest image of the Ceres bright spots as of September 10th.
Update posted July 25, 2015
The spacecraft is fortunately back in operation and is continuing as planned its descent closer to the asteroid's surface. But it has been announced that a mysterious haze has been detected above the bright spots, possibly water vapor. This indicates that some sort of activity is going on:
This finding is consistent with the idea that civilization could be present on Ceres' surface.
Update posted July 15, 2015
On June 30th the Dawn spacecraft mysteriously shut down and NASA reconfigured its software, simultaneously issuing a message that the bright spots were not ice as they had previously thought. It seems the coverup scenario (b) that I had predicted back in my first posting on this in May (http://etheric.com/colonization-ceres-breakaway-civilization/) is coming into play and we will never be allowed to really see what these spots are. See the following posting: http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1075203/pg1.
Another interesting development, a few days ago I spoke with Richard Hoagland who pointed out to me that the latitude of the bright spots on Ceres (~19° N) matches that of the special latitude (19.5°) defined by the intersection of a tetrahedron inscribed within a sphere. He believes this to be a blatant sign of an extraterrestrial presence.
Posted by P. LaViolette
July 5, 2015
Compare the larger (left) bright spot in the Dawn Spacecraft shot of Ceres (top photo) to an international space station shot taken at night showing the city lights of Grand Rapids, Michigan, population 192,000 (lower photos). The larger left bright spot on Ceres measures about 9 km in diameter, while the luminous portion of Grand Rapids measures about 23 km. Figuring that the Ceres bright spot has about 15% as much area, one might very roughly project a population of 30,000 for a terrestrial settlement the size of the left bright spot on Ceres assuming a settlement of comparable population density. Taking into account the areas of all of the bright spots would imply a total population of 50,000 or more for a comparable terrestrial population. If these very rough estimates can be extrapolated to Ceres, one might surmise that if the bright spots indeed settlements then their size may indicate a population on Ceres of 50,000 beings.
Below are night shots of Milan, Italy and Paris, France also imaged from the International Space Station.
By December when Dawn will descend to an altitude of 260 km, it will be taking photos at an altitude even lower than that from which the above space station photos were taken. Of course, we are really speculating at this early point, with great risk of being disproven by future close up images. But up to this point the shapes of the bright spots and the presence of satellite "outposts" appear strikingly similar to urban areas on Earth.
For more information see these earlier postings: