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Asteroid belt - Wikipedia

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The asteroid belt is the circumstellar disc in the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is occupied by numerous ...

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. But some space rocks stray out of the main belt and threaten Earth.

Why is there an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter? | Reference ...

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The asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter is thought to be left over from a planet that was unable to form due to the gravitational influence of Jupiter or the ...

Why Isn't the Asteroid Belt a Planet? - Universe Today

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Jun 11, 2014 ... It seems like there's a strange gap in between Mars and Jupiter filled with rocky rubble. Why didn't the asteroid belt form into a planet, like the ...

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.

What is the Asteroid Belt? - Universe Today

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Aug 3, 2016 ... The asteroids of the inner Solar System and Jupiter: The donut-shaped asteroid belt is located between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars. Credit: ...

astrophysics - Why did the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter ...

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Jul 22, 2011 ... I'm curious about why the asteroid belt wasn't pulled by Mars's or Jupiter's gravity or formed into either moons or planets. Why did it form into an ...

Asteroid Belt Between Mars And Jupiter Is A 'Melting Pot' Of Diverse ...

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Feb 2, 2014 ... The main asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter, contains millions of these objects. While scientists believed that they shared a ...

Asteroid Belt

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About 2-4 AU (186-370 million miles) away from the Sun, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, is a region called the Asteroid Belt. This region is a ring of tens  ...

Why are asteroids present between Mars and Jupiter? Why not ...

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Jupiter is a bad neighbor. Jupiter is massive and thus exerts gravitational influence on everything in its neighborhood. Within the asteroid belt, there are gaps ...