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 ...
Asteroid Facts. What is an asteroid? An asteroid is a small body orbiting the Sun
that is composed primarily of rock or metal.
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
biased first impression. Asteroids are leftovers of the early Solar ...
Several hundred thousand asteroids have been discovered and given
provisional designations so far. Thousands more are discovered each year.
Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about the asteroids and
comets in our solar system from National Geographic.
May 25, 2014 ... Comet McNaught via Martin Moline 1.) If all of the asteroids were combined into a
ball, they would still be much smaller than Earth's moon.
Asteroid Facts for Kids. Asteroid is a term used to describe rocks found in outer
space. There are millions of them throughout our solar system and the vary in ...
Oct 2, 2012 ... Most theories say that asteroids are bits and pieces left over from the formation of
the solar system.
Feb 15, 2013 ... Find out what makes these space-faring rocks so interesting.