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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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