Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System. The
larger ones have also been called planetoids. These terms have historically been
Every once in a while, a meteor will be big enough to weather its fiery descent
and land on Earth, where it earns the title "meteorite." Asteroids are also known
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, ...
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May 12, 2014 ... Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System. The
larger ones have also been called planetoids. These terms have ...
Going to an asteroid such as 2008 EV5 is particularly appealing to the scientific,
exploration and industrial communities because it is a primitive, C-type ...
Asteroids are rocky, airless worlds that orbit our sun, but are too small to be
called planets. Tens of thousands of these minor planets are gathered in the
An asteroid is a large rock in outer space. Some, like Ceres, can be very large,
while others are as small as a grain of sand. Due to their smaller size, asteroids ...
Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites ... It might be fair to say these rocks from
space inspire both wonder and fear among us Earthlings. But knowing a bit m.
Asteroids are rocky-metallic objects which range in size from about the size of
pebbles to around 600 miles (~1,000 km) across. Although they orbit the Sun,
These rocky remnants are now the asteroids that travel about our Solar System.
Since these “leftovers” contain clues about the early days of our Solar System, ...