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Q: Do asteroids have a composition like planets?
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How are asteroids like planets?

They are basically like planets but are unfinished or was a planet that exploded

What path do asteroids take?

== == An ellipse. Like planets.

What orbit the Sun like planets do?

Asteroids, Comets

In what way are comets and asteroids like the planets?

In what ways are coomets and aserodis both like the planets

Are asteroids considered planets?

No Asteroids are too small to be considered planets.

Do most asteroids orbit in the same direction as planets?

Yes asteroids orbit the sun counter-clockwise, just like all the planets

What does the belt of asteroids look like?

Well, they look like a big belt of asteroids circling around planets or galaxy.

How are asteroids different from planets?

Because asteroids are minor planets planets are apart and help our solar system\

How are asteroids different than planets?

planets are apart and help are solar system and asteroids hit are planets

Are Asteroids like little planets?

yes it almost looks like Pluto

Why are planets called major planets?

They are sometimes called "major planets" to distinguish them from the "minor planets" (the asteroids) and "dwarf planets" like Pluto.

What the asteroids are larger or smaller than planets?

are asteroids smaller or larger than planets

Are asteroids mostly round like planets or are they all different shapes?

Asteroids are all different shapes and sizes.

Does asteroids hit planets?

well they do land in the planets but they dont HIT like PUNCH PUNCH PUNCH THERE NO they LAND ON THE PLANETS:)

How are planets compared to asteroids and planets?

Planets are larger and more massive than asteroids, but very nearly the same size and mass as planets.

What are small planets with orbits between mars and Jupiter?


What is the differences between planets and asteroids?

Asteroids move anywhere. Planets move in a pattern/orbit.

How can studying meteorites help us understand the composition of asteroids?

Meteorites help us understand the composition of asteroids because meteorites are small asteroids.

What is the smallest asteroids moons comets planets?

Asteroids and Comets

Do all asteroids have the same composition?

no they do not

What is the composition of an asteroid belt?


Are dwarf planets asteroids?

No they are just dwarf planets

How is Pluto not like the 4 inner planets?

Pluto is different from the inner planets in that it has not cleared it's orbit from asteroids.

Why are asteroids called mirror planets?

They are sometimes called minor planets (not mirror planets).They aren't planets really, but they are a bit like little planets orbiting the Sun.

How do asteroids orbit the sun?

Asteroids revolve about the sun in elliptical orbits, just like the planets do, and for the same reasons (gravity and momentum).