asteroid

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  • The number of types continues to grow as more asteroids are studied.
  • Like other asteroids of its type, it is light in colour.
  • Even a century later, only a few thousand asteroids were identified, numbered and named.
  • It contains slightly over one percent of the mass of the entire asteroid belt.
  • This led to a few cases where asteroids had to be renamed.
  • Almost everything in the game can be destroyed, from the asteroids to enemy shots.
  • There was more time to get clear because of the asteroid's slower speed. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • One day, contact was lost suddenly from an asteroid mining station.
  • This rather rare type of asteroid contains more pyroxene than the S-type.
  • It consists of a well-defined core of larger asteroids and a surrounding region of smaller ones.
  • A variety of other M-type asteroids do not fit well into a metallic body picture.
  • A variety of other M-type asteroids do not fit well into a metallic body picture.
  • Only after a number is assigned is the asteroid eligible to receive a name.
  • The surface of the asteroid appears completely covered in ice.
  • She was also the inspiration for several species' scientific names and an asteroid's.
  • She was also the inspiration for several species' scientific names and an asteroid's.
  • These latter two are the only V-type asteroids discovered in the outer belt to date.
  • These latter two are the only V-type asteroids discovered in the outer belt to date.
  • Dust collected from the asteroid surface was believed to have been exposed there for about eight million years.
  • After both orbits have been determined the mass of one or both of the asteroids can be worked out.
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Synonyms of asteroid

Meaning of asteroid

  • noun Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of mars and jupiter)