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  • One, the remains of a large asteroid that has broken up. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • Typically asteroids that approach close to a planet are thrown out into space or impact the body.
  • Why supply fighting equipment for a crew on an asteroid that couldn't possibly have any living thing on it? Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Hence it is probably a piece of the original asteroid that was shattered in an ancient impact that created the family.
  • One possible modern mission for this near-term technology would be to deflect an asteroid that could collide with Earth.
  • As the player shoots asteroids, they break into smaller asteroids that move faster and are more difficult to hit.
  • The best known example are the asteroids that orbit ahead or behind Jupiter around the Sun.
  • The properties of an asteroid that are most significant to this process are its mass and its relative velocity toward the planet in question.
  • There are relatively few asteroids that orbit close to the Sun.
  • Choosing a large asteroid that he estimated to be on the outer edge of section twenty-two, he roared full power toward it. Cited from On the Trail of the Space Pirates, by Carey Rockwell
  • For a time, it was the lowest numbered asteroid that had not been named.
  • Such cratering families typically consist of a single large body and a swarm of asteroids that are much smaller.
  • It was to prevent Consops from knowing of the asteroid that security measures had been taken. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • These are primitive asteroids that may have had their materials chemically altered by liquid water.
  • Near earth objects are asteroids that are within the orbit of Mars.
  • This object is a member of the Agnia family of asteroids that share similar orbital elements and physical properties.
  • This object is a member of the Merxia family of asteroids that share similar orbital elements and physical properties.
  • Asteroids that come to close enough to Earth can sometimes be observed, such as 4769 Castalia.
  • Vesta is the only known intact asteroid that has been resurfaced in this manner.
  • This is a member of the Nysa family of asteroids that share similar orbital elements.
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