The surface temperature of Ceres averages 130 to 200 degrees Kelvin. Ceres was first classified as a planet when it was discovered in 1801 but was later downgraded to an asteroid. Its status was raised to a dwarf planet ... More »

Ceres is about 258 million miles from the sun, as stated by NASA. Its orbit around the sun crosses between Mars and Jupiter. More »

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Ceres was discovered on the first day of the 19th century, Jan. 1, 1801, by Giuseppe Piazzi. The resolution of Piazzi's telescope was so low that he could only make out Ceres as a point of light, so he called the new cla... More »

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Venus has a surface temperature of 900 degrees Fahrenheit, and its skies are covered in thick clouds of sulfuric acid droplets. Venus spins in the opposite direction of all the other planets. This means that the sun rise... More »

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The surface temperature on Mars varies between a low of negative 225 degrees Fahrenheit at the poles and a high of 70 degrees Fahrenheit at the noontime equator during summer. Between the equator and the poles, the tempe... More »

Neptune's surface temperature is estimated at minus 353 degrees Fahrenheit. The surface temperature varies based on where the planet is in its rotation, and different poles are continuously exposed to the Sun's heat. More »

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the surface temperature of Venus appears to range from about 820 to almost 900 degrees Fahrenheit. This is hot enough to melt lead. More »