What are the group of asteroids that may occasionally cross earth?


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2010-04-01 15:58:02
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Asteroids that occasionally cross the orbit of Earth are known as Near Earth Asteroids. Asteroids that both cross the orbit of the Earth and are large enough to pose a significant threat in the event of an impact are known as Potentially Hazardous Asteroids.

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The four ateroids names reported by TFAGOPG (The Four Asteroids Group of People Group) says that they are named Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. This cluster of asteroids is also called the LW asteroids. Statistics provided by: TFAGOPG and LW Asteroid Group

The group name for them is "the asteroids".

I would just call it that - a "group of asteroids".Names of specific "groups" include the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter; the Kuiper belt; the Trojans; and others.

No, Red Cross is not an interest group.

Some asteroids are considered associated and are called "groups." Most asteroids are not part of groups but are in a "belt" positioned between Mars and Jupiter. Certain zones of gravitional equilibrium can capture asteroids. These zones are known as LaGrange Points. Jupiter, having the most powerful planetary gravity, has several groups at these points. Two of them, because the individual asteroids in them are named after heroes in the Trojan War, are known as "Trojan asteroids." One group is the "Trojan" group and another is the "Greek" group, even though there's an important Trojan in the Greeks and an important Greek with the Trojans.

It can vary greatly from one asteroid to another, but there are 3 main types of astroids. C-type asteroids: which contain a high percentage of water and organic compounds (between 3 and 20%) and are composed mainly of silicates, oxides and sulfides S-Type asteroids: AKA stony asteroids, consist mainly of iron- and magnesium-silicates X-Group Asteroids: There are 3 main types within the x-group, and the 3 types have significant differences in their composition.

The Apollo asteroids are a group of near Earth asteroids named after "1862 Apollo", the first asteroid of this group to be discovered. Some can get very close to the Earth, making them a potential threat to our planet. One of the smaller asteroids named 2008 TC3 was a meteoroid 2 to 5 meters (7 to 16 ft) in diameter that entered Earth's atmosphere on October 7, 2008, It exploded an estimated 37 kilometers (23 mi) above the Nubian Desert in Sudan. The largest known is 1866 Sisyphus, with a diameter of about 10 km. It is comparable in size to the Chicxulub object whose impact might of caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

a group of fox are known as an earth.

Athropods are the largest group of animals on Earth.

Group 2 contains the alkaline earth metals

A group of heavenly bodies is called a solar system. Heavenly bodies are the stars, planets, comets, asteroids, and moons of a solar system.

Southern Cross is a healthcare group is based in the United Kingdom in 1996, and in New Zealand in 1961. The UK version of the group went bankrupt in 2011.

A solar system is a group of heavenly bodies (planets, moons, asteroids, etc.) orbiting a star (a sun.)

Cyanobacteria is the most ancient group of organisms on this earth.

No,but group 2 are alkaline earth elements

2nd group or group of alkali earth metals.

Group 7A are not metals.Alkaline earth metals refer to Group 2A.and group 7a is halogens which are non-metals

They are referred to as The Southern Cross or The Crux. (Cross)

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No planet is spherical, that would imply they are completely smooth. All Planets are roughly spherical because of the process of planetary formation. That is that asteroids group together under the influence of gravity, this cluster of asteroids would have its own gravitational field, and therefore attract more asteroids. More asteroids means more gravity, which means still more asteroids. So you get this runaway effect where more and more asteroids are being drawn together while the asteroids in the middle are starting to get squashed. Once you have a big enough ball of asteroids it becomes a good estimation to say 'It's roughly spherical'. If the ball is massive enough it can even start pulling in the surrounding gasses, forming an atmosphere.

It is in the Alkaline Earth Matel group.

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