by:Sydney Rochelle
A-2 March,23,2015

  • Asteroid belts were 1st discovered in 1801.
  • Asteroids belts are in between the outer and the inner planets.
  • All asteroids orbit around the sun.
  • Asteroids were formed form a planet trying to form and the formation failed and exploded with little tiny pieces of the planet.
  • Asteroids are 150 million km from the sun
  • Asteroids have no atmosphere
  • Rotation period varies by asteroids Ida for Ex. It takes 4.6 hours for a full rotation
  • Asteroids Ida for Ex. takes 4.8 earth years to orbit around the sun all depends on asteroids
  • Asteroids composition is mostly made of rock and metal