Astronomy

Notes: 6D - Asteroids

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  • Concepts
    • Asteroid - Planetesimals left over from the Solar System formation
    • Near Earth Objects - Asteroids that are in/around Earth’s orbit
    • Asteroid Belt - Mars & Jupiter’s gravity prevent another planet
    • Trojan Asteroids - Hang out in the Lagrange Points of Planets
  • Summary Questions / Tasks
    • Draw, Label and Explain a Diagram with forces, explaining why the Asteroid Belt exists.