NASA/ESA/J/J/J. Parker (Southwest Research Institute), P.. (Cornell University), L. Thomas (Cornell University).. McFadden (University of Maryland, College Park ) and M. Z, Z and Mutchler. ), (STScI) Levay.
Ceres was discovered in 1801 and originally classified as an asteroid. But it is much larger than its companions in the Asteroid Belt, so its status is now ‘dwarf planet’.