Estimating the sizes of asteroids from observations is difficult due to their irregular
shapes, varying albedo (reflectivity), and ...
Dec 24, 2015 ... The largest asteroid in the Solar System is 4 Vesta. Ceres is much more massive,
but has been promoted to dwarf planet status, leaving Vesta ...
Nov 20, 2016 ... See photos and images of Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest asteroid in the
solar system yet known. Ceres is round and may contain more ...
William Hillyard. This page is a discussion of the largest asteroids in tthe Asteroid
The largest asteroid by far is 1 Ceres. It is 974 km in diameter and contains about
25% of the mass of all the asteroids combined. The next largest are 2 Pallas, ...
The size of the largest asteroid is 592 miles or 952.76 kilometers in diameter. The
asteroid's name is Ceres and it is also considered a dwarf planet....
Ceres is the biggest asteroid with a diameter of approximately 590 miles. It was
discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi in 1801, though he considered it a planet.
Mar 23, 2015 ... One such moment was in February 2013, when an asteroid exploded over the
Russian region of Urals, inflicting panic, broken windows and ...
Mar 24, 2015 ... Scientists believe a huge impact scar, hundreds of miles wide, came from an
asteroid that broke in two moments before slamming into the ...
Asteroids range in size from Vesta - the largest at about 329 miles (530
kilometers) in diameter - to bodies that are less than 33 feet (10 meters) across.