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www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-resources/what-are-asteroids

Jul 15, 2014 ... Asteroids are rocky objects primarily found in the asteroid belt, ... as far from the Sun as Earth does, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

www.universetoday.com/37532/where-do-asteroids-come-from

Most of them are grouped in the main belt, but that is not the only asteroid field ... To understand where do asteroids come from, you need to know the theory on ...

www.space.com/51-asteroids-formation-discovery-and-exploration.html

Mar 16, 2017 ... Asteroids are small, airless rocky worlds that revolve around the sun and are too small to be ... Asteroids come in a variety of shapes and sizes. .... Missions to the Asteroid Belt · When Did the Asteroids Become Minor Planets?

geology.com/articles/near-earth-asteroids.shtml

Near-Earth asteroids: What they are, where they come from, how they form.

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/asteroids/overview/fastfacts.html

Objects large enough to do damage at the surface are much rarer. ... Asteroids that come closer to the sun than about 1.3 times Earth's distance from the sun are  ...

www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/ciencia_asteroids_comets44.htm

May 30, 2011 ... Are carbonaceous asteroids the precursors of life or the wreckage of life? ... Its orbit crosses the Earth's orbit, and it will come close to the Earth ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/solar-system/asteroids-comets

Learn about the asteroids and comets in our solar system. ... when heated, such as water, and more elliptical (egg-shaped) orbits than asteroids do. ... Long- period comets come from the Oort Cloud, which rings the outer reaches of the solar ...

www.creationscience.com/onlinebook/Asteroids2.html

Orbiting rocks do not merge to become planets or asteroids unless special ..... If this is true of other asteroids as well, meteorites probably did not come from ...

www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/earth-and-planetary-sciences-halls/arthur-ross-hall-of-meteorites/meteorites/what-is-a-meteorite/where-do-meteorites-come-from

All meteorites come from inside our solar system. Most of them are fragments of asteroids that broke apart long ago in the asteroid belt, located between Mars ...

www.reference.com/science/asteroids-come-3476c93674946f78

Most asteroids originate from a large area between the planets Mars and Jupiter. This area is most commonly referred to as the asteroid belt and contains more ...