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Ceres is the first dwarf planet from the sun. It is also the largest object in the asteroid belt, and a Cererian year is 4.6 Earth years.

Discovery of CeresEdit

On January 1, 1801, astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi discovered Ceres while observing the 87th [star] of the Catalogue of the Zodiacal stars of Mr la Caille. At first, Giuseppe though Ceres was a comet, but then noted it's slow, planet like movement, and excitedly said it "may be something more special." Ceres was immediently classified as planet #5, moving Jupiter to 6th. However, in 1850, Ceres was reclassified as an asteroid. In 2006, the IAU classified Ceres as the first dwarf planet from the sun.

Cererian GalleryEdit




Notable Cererian FeaturesEdit

No notable Cererian Features.

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