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Asteroid belt

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... and lies near the plane of the ecliptic, some asteroid orbits can be ... This lies between the strong 4:1 and 2:1 Kirkwood gaps at 2.06 and ...

Asteroid Belt: Facts & Formation - Space.com

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Jun 11, 2012 ... Most asteroids orbit between Mars and Jupiter in the Main Asteriod Belt. ... The Main Asteroid Belt lies more than two-and-a-half times as far as ...

Online Quiz - McGraw Hill Higher Education

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D), Any one of the large, rocky bodies that orbit the Sun, primarily between ... Most asteroids are found in the asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of.

Asteroid Belt Facts - Interesting Facts about the Asteroid Belt

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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.

Definition > Asteroid belt - Main asteroid belt - Futura-Sciences

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The asteroid belt lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. In it there are hundreds of thousands of objects of sizes varying from specks of dust to planetoids ...

Amazing Space: Dawn's destination -- the asteroid belt

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The asteroid belt lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, straddling the inner and outer solar system. Dawn will visit Vesta and Ceres, in the asteroid belt.

The Asteroid Belt - Synaptic Systems Inc.

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The Asteroid Belt lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. It is made up of millions of asteroids that range in size from asteroids like Ceres which has a ...

Asteroid | COSMOS

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The various Solar System asteroid groups are defined by their common orbits. Most orbit the Sun in the 'asteroid belt', which lies between the orbits of Mars and  ...

An Overview of the Solar System, it's alignment and pictures

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The main asteroid belt (not shown) lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The planets of the outer solar system are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune ...

Asteroid Belt - Crystalinks

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The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between .... circular orbit and lies near the plane of the ecliptic, some asteroid orbits can be ...

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The Main Asteroid Belt - Dawn - NASA

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Oct 25, 2009 ... The main asteroid belt is the region in our solar system that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Most of the asteroids in the main belt ...

What is the Asteroid Belt? - Universe Today

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Aug 23, 2015 ... On January 1st, 1801, Piazzi observed a tiny object in an orbit with the ... Zone I lies between the 4:1 resonance and 3:1 resonance Kirkwood gaps, ... The asteroid belt may also be divided into the inner and outer belts, with ...

The Oort Cloud - Astronomy and space for kids

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The Asteroid Belt sits between the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is a region of space ... The Kuiper belt lies out past the orbit of Pluto. Instead of Asteroids, this belt ...