asteroid belt

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  • Info The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. more...
  • They left the asteroid belt far behind and passed within ten thousand miles of Mars. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • It contains slightly over one percent of the mass of the entire asteroid belt.
  • They left the asteroid belt far behind, and passed within ten thousand miles of Mars. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Three prominent bands of dust have been found within the asteroid belt.
  • The shuttle, not even getting a chance to land, takes off again towards an asteroid belt.
  • It was the first asteroid discovered, taking up about one-third of the entire mass of its asteroid belt.
  • "We'll take up a position in the asteroid belt, here!" Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • Families have only been recognized within the asteroid belt.
  • They are now passing Ceres and will soon be out of the asteroid belt. Cited from Giants on the Earth, by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • It attracted considerable interest because it was the first object discovered in such an orbit, well outside the asteroid belt.
  • Their orbits usually take them out into the asteroid belt.
  • He knew the quadrants by heart, and knew that he was close to the asteroid belt. Cited from Treachery in Outer Space, by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • The amount of material required to build such a ring would be akin to the total material available in the asteroid belt.
  • However, our asteroid belt is far less dense and several real spacecraft have passed through it without harm.
  • Experience back in the asteroid belt had taught him something about Connies. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • S-types are the most numerous kind of asteroid in the inner part of the asteroid belt.
  • Two small groups of achondrites are special, as they are younger and do not appear to come from the asteroid belt.
  • If the eccentricity was actually this high, the planet would pass through the asteroid belt and clear it out within about ten thousand years.
  • Tom quickly glanced around to locate his position by the stars and saw that he was close to the asteroid belt. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • Astro turned his midget space vessel toward the asteroid belt, ahead and below him. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
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