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Where in the Solar System is the Asteroid Belt?

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NASA Rendering of the Asteroid Belt

I’ve been thinking about asteroids this week.  Did you know that on October 12, 2010 an asteroid called 2010 TD54 passed within 28,000 miles of the Earth?  That’s pretty close.  In fact, it passed within the orbit of the moon and close to the orbit of some of our own satellites. Read the rest of this entry >>