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Asteroid
 

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      a rocky object in space that can be a few feet wide to several hundred miles wide. Most asteroids in the solar system orbit in a belt between Mars and Jupiter.
 



Sentences:
NASA's Dawn spacecraft studies asteroids.

Thousands of asteroids are in orbit around the sun.





Related Links:
Make Asteroids You Can Eat!
The Asteroid Belt
Asteroids for Kids

 

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This picture of a rocky asteroid is a combination of high-resolution color information from a NASA spacecraft
This picture of the rocky asteroid 951 Gaspra was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
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Page Last Updated: July 14th, 2014
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