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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 orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. ... The total mass of the asteroid belt is approximately 4% that of the Moon, or 22% that of Pluto, and .... into a separate category, named "asteroids", after the Greek asteroeides, meaning "star-like".

solarsystem.nasa.gov/docs/Comet_factsheet_4-25-12_b.pdf

what the early solar system was like. ... Contain a lot of ice, along with rock, ... the Sun. Orbit can be disturbed to toss comet into elongated orbit, so we see it in the inner ... orbits of Mars and Jupiter. ... caused mass extinctions, such as of.

socratic.org/questions/what-are-the-large-objects-that-revolve-around-the-sun-called

Dec 3, 2015 ... And... larger objects that revolves around the sun are planets . http://www. slideshare.net/assasinator911/solar-system-9269384. Was this ...

www.space.com/56-our-solar-system-facts-formation-and-discovery.html

Sep 12, 2017 ... The solar system is made up of the sun and everything that orbits around it, ... is about 10 times the mass of Earth and 5,000 times the mass of Pluto. ... Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars — are made up mostly of iron and rock. ... made up of hydrogen and helium, giving them compositions like that of the sun.

www.space.com/16105-asteroid-belt.html

May 4, 2017 ... Scattered in orbits around the sun are bits and pieces of rock left over from ... or asteroids — meaning "star-like" — orbit between Mars and Jupiter in a ... However, according to NASA, the total mass of the belt is less than the ...

www.quia.com/jg/2130777list.html

It is affected by the total mass of the two objects and the distances between. ... Phase, means to introduce gradually like when the shape of the moon changes in relation to it's location to the ... Asteroid, is a rock that revolves around the Sun.

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_rock_that_revolves_around_the_sun

Yes, like all of the planets in our solar system Neptune orbits the Sun. Edit. Share to ... Asteroids are solid, rocklike masses known as minor planets or planetoids.

hubblesite.org/reference_desk/glossary/index.php?topic=solar_system

A small solar system object composed mostly of rock. Many of these objects orbit the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. Their sizes ... On geologically active moons and planets (like Earth), craters can result from volcanic activity. Earth ... The storm, which rotates around the planet in six days, is the width of two to three Earths.

www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol204/impacts.htm

Dec 1, 2014 ... A Meteorite is a piece of rock from outer space that strikes the surface of the Earth . .... A Comet is a body that orbits around the Sun with an eccentric orbit. ... While the asteroid belt seems like the most likely source of ...