Asteroids and Comets

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There is an asteroid belt between mars and jupiter.

They orbit the sun, and didn't form a planet when the solar system was formed because the gravitational attraction of Jupiter interferred.

Asteroids stay in their orbits but sometimes get pushed/pulled into another orbit.

A meteor is a rock that enters the Earth's atmosphere.

Theyburn up, and we see shooting stars.

Sometimes, if it doesn't fully burn up, we get a meteorite that…


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