Who discovered Asteroids?

raman   December 2, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Asteroids?

Asteroids are a class of small Solar System bodies in orbit around the Sun.
They are made up of rocks and metals. The first asteroid Ceres was discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi, an Italian astronomer. It was discovered on January 1, 1801. Ceres is the massive asteroid in the solar system. It is the largest asteroid in the belt between Mars and Jupiter. It is now known as a dwarf planet.

Asteroids Discovered By Giuseppe Piazzi