Estimating the sizes of asteroids from observations is difficult due to their irregular
shapes, varying albedo (reflectivity), and ...
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 the largest as.
The largest asteroid is called Ceres. It is about one-quarter the size of the moon
and orbits the sun between Mars and Jupiter in a region called the asteroid belt.
William Hillyard. This page is a discussion of the largest asteroids in tthe Asteroid
Mar 23, 2015 ... The scars of what may have been Earth's largest asteroid crash lie hidden deep
below Australia, scientists announced. Sometime between 300 ...
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 ...
Mar 24, 2015 ... Researchers: World's largest asteroid impact zone found in Australia ... Two
pieces of asteroid crashed into Australia many millions of years ...
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, ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... Scientists have discovered evidence of a 250-mile wide crater in central Australia
they believe was created by a colossal asteroid hundreds of ...
Mar 18, 2014 ... A selection of clips thrown together to give everyone an idea of what a meteorite
collision might look like. Song : Adagio for strings Barber remix ...