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, ...
What Are The Differences Between An Asteroid, Comet, Meteoroid, Meteor and
Meteorite? Asteroid: A relatively small, inactive, rocky body orbiting the Sun.
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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 ...
Nov 17, 2016 ... Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the sun. Although asteroids orbit the
sun like planets, they are much smaller than planets.
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
Jul 15, 2014 ... Asteroids are rocky objects primarily found in the asteroid belt, a region of the
solar system that lies more than 2 ½ times as far from the Sun as ...
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 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,