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The asteroid belt [See Link] is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.

Contrary to popular belief (helped by Hollywood and computer game manufacturers), the asteroid belt is mostly empty. The asteroids are spread over such a large area that it would be highly improbable to reach an asteroid without careful aiming.

The asteroid belt includes the dwarf planet Ceres [See Link].

It's impossible to give a precise distance, as the belt starts around the orbit of Mars [See Link] and continues up to Jupiter's. However the centre of the belt is approximately 2.7 AU (404 million km (251 million miles)) from the Sun.
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How far is asteroid from the sun?

    There are lot's of asteroids and each one is a different distance from the sun. Between Mars and Jupiter is the Asteroid belt. Is that what you mean?

How far is the asteroid belt from Earth?

It's difficult to be precise as the asteroids are spread about quite a lot. [See related link] The main belt starts just after Mars and finishes half way to Jupiter, but fra

What is the distance of the asteroid belt from the sun?

The asteroid belt [See Link] is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.    Contrary to popular belief (helped

How far is the Asteroid Belt from Mars?

It is about a hundred million miles away. However there are a some asteroids a lot nearer and some a lot farther away. There's a lot of asteroids.

How long is the asteroid belt around the sun?

The "Asteroid Belt" is the region of the solar system located  roughly between   the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Therefore . . .    -- The length of the orbit of a