All About Sidereal Astrology Ceres:
Ceres (minor-planet designation 1 Ceres) // (SEER-eez) is the largest object in the asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. (Source).
Piazzi originally suggested the name Cerere Ferdinandea for his discovery, after the goddess Ceres (Roman goddess of agriculture, Italian Cerere) and King Ferdinand III of Sicily. “Ferdinandea”, however, was not acceptable to other nations and was dropped. (Source).
The first visit to Ceres is due in 2015
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is making its way to Ceres from the asteroid Vesta since September 2012. There is high interest in this mission since Ceres is one possible destination for human colonisation given its abundance of ice, water, and minerals. (Source).