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What package is need to make the Vesta symbol in LaTeX?

I am using wasysym (maybe misspelled here) package which generates \earth and the other planets.

However, I would like the symbol for Vesta and Ceres.

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Use the starfont package –  Papiro May 8 '13 at 23:29

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From the starfont package manual:

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{starfont}
\newcommand{\showboth}[1]{\starfontsans #1 & \starfontserif #1}

\begin{document}

\begin{tabular}{llll|llll}
\verb|\Ceres| & \showboth{\Ceres} & Ceres &
\verb|\Vesta| & \showboth{\Vesta} & Vesta 
\end{tabular}

\end{document}

Here is my screen shot:

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only an underscore appears for me when I use \Vesta –  dustin May 9 '13 at 0:08
    
I am using TeXLive 2012 on Linux running through emacs on the terminal with AucTex running the compilation through Latexmk. –  dustin May 9 '13 at 0:24

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