|Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres now in the spotlight
Updated Mar 06, 12:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up. Located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres was the largest unexplored space rock in the inner solar system. But that distinction ended Friday, when NASA's Dawn spacecraft arrived after a nearly eight-year journey, which included a stopover at the asteroid Vesta. It's now circling the dwarf planet ...