What is an Asteroid? Asteroids are small, rocky solar system bodies that populate
interplanetary space out to the orbit of Jupiter. There are millions of them, and ...
Asteroids are small Solar System bodies that orbit the Sun. Made of rock and
metal, they can also contain organic compounds (some scientists suggest that ...
Nov 21, 2014 ... Asteroids are small, airless rocky worlds that revolve around the sun and are too
small to be called planets. They are also called space rocks, ...
Feb 2, 2015 ... Below, we have 10 facts about asteroids that will make you reconsider that ...
Asteroid 24 Themis, one of the largest Main Belt asteroids, was ...
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Asteroid Facts. ... Credits: NASA/JHUAPL. What Are The Differences Between An
Asteroid, Comet, Meteoroid, Meteor and Meteorite? Asteroid: A relatively small, ...
Asteroid Facts. What is an asteroid? An asteroid is a small body orbiting the Sun
that is composed primarily of rock or metal.
Oct 2, 2012 ... Asteroids are small rocky objects orbiting the sun. They are too small to be called
planets yet are sometimes called minor planets or planetoids.
May 25, 2014 ... If all of the asteroids were combined into a ball, they would still be much smaller
than Earth's moon. If the sun was as tall as a typical front door, ...
Feb 15, 2013 ... Find out what makes these space-faring rocks so interesting.