The asteroid belt is the circumstellar disc in the Solar System located roughly
between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is occupied by numerous ...
The Asteroid Belt is located in an area of space between the orbits of Mars and
Jupiter. That places it between 2.2 and 3.2 astronomical units (AU) from the Sun.
Jun 11, 2012 ... Most asteroids orbit between Mars and Jupiter in the Main Asteriod Belt. But
some space rocks stray out of the main belt and threaten Earth.
An asteroid is a bit of rock. It can be thought of as what was "left over" after the
Sun and all the planets were formed. Most of the asteroids in our solar system
Aug 11, 2015 ... The asteroid belt may also be divided into the inner and outer belts, with the inner
belt formed by asteroids orbiting nearer to Mars than the 3:1 ...
Tens of thousands of these minor planets are gathered in the main asteroid belt,
a vast doughnut-shaped ring between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Asteroids ...
Most of this ancient space rubble can be found orbiting the sun between Mars
and Jupiter within the main asteroid belt. Asteroids range in size from Vesta - the
NASA Larger image. Stoney asteroid 243 Ida and its satellite. Dactyl (more
information and orbit). Breaking News. On October 4, 2010, some astronomers ...
Some asteroids orbit in near-Earth space and some occasionally migrate or are
thrown out of the asteroid belt to the outer solar system by gravitational forces.
The asteroid belt is a region of space between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
where most of the asteroids in our Solar System are found orbiting the Sun.