Ceres

By: Grace Owens

What is Ceres classified as?

Ceres is the biggest thing is the asteroid belt, it is classified as a dwarf planet. Ceres is located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

What is the length of a revolution?

One revolution on Ceres takes 1,680 days.

What is the length of one rotation?

It takes a little over 9 hours for Ceres to complete one rotation.

What is the range in temperature on Ceres?

The range in temperature on Ceres is between -225.67 F to -99.67 F.

What is the composition of Ceres?

Ceres is composed of rock.

What is the distance from the sun to Ceres?

Ceres is 257 million miles from the sun.

Does Ceres have any moons?

No, Ceres doesn't have any known moons.

What are three distinguishing characteristics of Ceres?

1. Ceres has mysterious bright spots,

2. Unlike other members of the asteroid belt, Ceres is round.

3. Ceres was the first asteroid to be discovered.

A mission that has explored Ceres and the date the mission launched.

The Dawn Mission launched on September 27, 2007.

Bibliography

1.Nasa. Ceres. N.d. N.p.

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