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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid_belt

The asteroid belt is the circumstellar disc in the Solar System located roughly between the ... Nonetheless, collisions between large asteroids do occur, and these can produce an ... 3.1 Composition; 3.2 Main-belt comets; 3.3 Orbits ..... The actual spatial density of asteroids in these gaps does not differ significantly from the ...

www.psi.edu/epo/faq/asteroids.html

Some of the bits come from comets, some of the bits come from asteroids, and ... off asteroids with those differentiated layers will have those compositions—rock or .... Do asteroids and meteoroids orbit on the same plane as planets or do they  ...

www.universetoday.com/33006/what-is-the-difference-between-asteroids-and-comets

Nov 19, 2014 ... Asteroids and comets have a few things in common. ... We do know that gravitational perturbations periodically jar both asteroids and comets ...

curious.astro.cornell.edu/our-solar-system/comets-meteors-and-asteroids

Jan 16, 2015 ... When a comet nucleus nears the sun, solar energy begins to heat the ice and vaporize it. .... How do asteroids, meteors and comets disappear? (Beginner) · Why are the compositions of comets and asteroids different?

www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=astronomy-chapter-nine

Asteroids and comets are both made of rocky and icy material, but asteroids are larger in size than comets ... Why do asteroids and comets differ in composition?

staff.on.br/jlkm/astron2e/AT_MEDIA/CH14/CHAP14AT.HTM

These minor objects--called asteroids and comets--are small and of negligible ... Those that do, of course, are of great interest to us, as their orbits may .... their compositions, asteroids have been found to differ not only from the nine known ...

www.scienceclarified.com/scitech/Comets-and-Asteroids/How-Asteroids-and-Comets-Formed.html

The revised vision of how asteroids and comets formed came to fit logically and neatly ... [collections] of several smaller objects, all with differing compositions.

sites.uni.edu/morgans/astro/course/Notes/section4/new22.html

Some of the orbits aren't even elliptical - the comets just do one passage in ..... Gaspra is an s-type asteroid; Ida's composition is likely an s-type, Mathilde is a ...

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Dec 22, 2014 ... The Asteroid Belt, shown above, consists of hundreds of thousands of rocks, ... The mysterious Oort cloud is a collection of Comets, thought to ...