Ceres

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈsɪəɹiːz/
  • Hyphenation: Ce‧res


Proper noun[change]

Proper noun
Ceres

Ceres astronomical symbol
A picture of the dwarf plant.
  1. (Roman mythology) Ceres is the Roman goddess of agriculture; equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
  2. (astronomy) Ceres is the largest object in the main asteroid belt that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

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The Solar System (edit)
Star sun
Planets MercuryVenusEarthMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptune
Dwarf planets CeresErisPluto
Small solar system bodies asteroid beltcometsKuiper beltmeteorsOort cloudscattered disc
Other moonmoons