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The main asteroid belt is actually called the asteroid belt - pretty dull really.


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The asteroid belt separating Mars and Jupiter is called the Main Asteroid Belt.

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The asteroid belt does not have moons: it has asteroids, which is why it is called the asteroid belt!

Mars is an "inner planet", but it's not in the main asteroid belt. There are the inner planets, then the asteroid belt, then the outer planets.

The Main asteroid belt is an area where most of the asteroids orbit the Sun.

No. There are other asteroid belts besides the main asteroid belt in our solar system. Also, there are asteroids outside our solar system.

The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is occupied by numerous irregularly shaped bodies called asteroids or minor planets. The asteroid belt region is also termed the main asteroid belt or main belt because there are other asteroids in the solar system such as near-Earth asteroids and Trojan asteroids.

Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt.

No. The main belt is between Mars and Jupiter.

The main asteroid belt is between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

There is only one asteroid belt. It is called the asteroid belt. There are other belts such as the Kuiper belt, but they are not dominated by asteroids. Comets mostly, I believe.

4466 Abai (1971 SX1) is a main belt asteroid

20780 Chanyikhei (2000 RO11) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 1, 2000.It is an asteroid and not a planet but does lie in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

The main asteroid belt in space rests between the plants Mars and Jupiter. About half of the area is made up of four large asteroids.

Mathilde is an asteroid. It is a main belt asteroid that was discovered in 1885 by Johann Paliisa.

to keep all the rocks in one place

Because they are in the asteroid belt. The planets that are outside of the asteroid belt are called the outer planets.

The planet Mars orbits immediately closer to the Sun than the Asteroid Belt. The so-called "main belt" has many millions of asteroids, the remnants of a failed planetoid that might have formed between Mars and Jupiter.Mars. The asteroid belt lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

mischi -a main belt asteroid

No. Comets come from beyond the asteroid belt, mostly from a region called the Kuiper Belt, beyond the orbit of Neptune.

The asteroid belt is an area between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars that contains many small, rocky bodies. Jupiter does have very faint rings, but these are not called an "asteroid belt".

Jupiter is an outer planet, also called a Gas Giant. The Main Asteroid Belt divides the inner planets from the outer planets.

Our moon is not in the asteroid belt. No planet's moon is in the asteroid belt or it would not be a moon.

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