Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Fact of the Day: Ceres

In 1801, a dwarf planet was discovered which was named Ceres after the Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess Demeter. Unlike other dwarf planets, Ceres is the only one in the inner-solar system. It lies in the asteroid belt, between Mars and Jupiter.  

12 comments:

  1. Gosh, it's nice to see other planets, and it does look a bit like the moon in one way.

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  2. Until the aliens knock it out of orbit and send it at us

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  3. It does remind me of the moon. And a golf ball.

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  4. We'll just all agree it's the offspring of the moon and a golf ball.

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  6. What are those two lights coming from the surface?

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  7. It does look like the moon.

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  8. The stars have always intrigued me.

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