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Learn about planets outside our solar system through Exoplanets and Alien Solar Systems by Tahir Yaqoob, Ph.D., a book in our online store book collection.

Solar System Coloring Book--Asteroids

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Location: Most are in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter

Size: From about 1/2 mile to hundreds of miles across

Asteroids are made of rock and metal.

Asteroids are large rocks that orbit the Sun. The drawing above is of the asteroid Gaspra. Gaspra is brown and grey.

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Sun | Mercury | Venus | Earth | Mars | Asteroids | Jupiter | Saturn | Uranus | Neptune | Pluto | Comets

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