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Ceres (Dwarf planet)

LC control 85022130
LC classificationQB705 Descriptive astronomy
Geographic headingCeres (Dwarf planet)
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Variant(s)Ceres (Planet)
See alsoDwarf planets
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Special noteThis heading is not valid for use as a geographic subdivision.
Found inAU Web site, Nov. 8, 2006 (At the 2006 General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union a new distinct class of objects called dwarf planets was decided. It was agreed that planets and dwarf planets are two distinct classes of objects. The first members of the dwarf planet category are Ceres, Pluto and 2003 UB313 (temporary name).)