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6 little-known facts about asteroids

These space rocks are not big enough to be classified as planets, but they play an essential role in the life of the Universe. Let's find out something new with these important asteroid facts.


Scientists have already answered a lot of questions about space. Though many astronomy mysteries remain unsolved, some space objects have been under observation for centuries already.

Quick basic facts about asteroids, which are known to men for many years:

  • they orbit the Sun;
  • they can be several feet or hundreds of miles wide;
  • they are also called minor planets.

You can find more shocking facts about asteroids and other phenomena connected with space here.

Did these facts about asteroids surprise you? Which one was the most amusing?

Continue gaining new knowledge with our informative articles, fun trivia quizzes and trivia questions.

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11 Comments
June Dutt
Very interesting
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Mar 23, 2020 7:50AM
Lord Byron
I LOVE this stuff! 😎
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Mar 12, 2020 11:36AM
William Sullivan
have seen 3 pass over one 5 k wide one 90 x 70 m and one too quick to judge
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Mar 12, 2020 4:33AM
ninakamwene
That was fascinating and educational. Thank you.
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Mar 12, 2020 3:15AM
colleenmar
interesting facts...
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Mar 12, 2020 12:59AM
Kirk Tanaka
Lots of interesting information.
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Mar 10, 2020 8:07PM
Romy Romero
Very informative, thank you
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Mar 10, 2020 7:19PM
Renato Pelejo
Thanks for the info.
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Mar 10, 2020 6:57PM
silentangel
Wonderful facts.
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Mar 10, 2020 5:38PM
Charles Graham
Interesting, thanks.
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Mar 10, 2020 5:03PM
Veronics Moss
Very interesting and educational, thanks for the education and sharing. 😍
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Mar 10, 2020 4:58PM

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