TITLE

An Eye on Asteroids

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/20/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains why astronomers study asteroids. Asteroids are bits of ice and rock that revolve around the sun. Astronomers observe asteroids because they might hit the earth. Aside from that, asteroids also provide clues to the formation of the solar system which occurred about 4.6 billion years ago.
ACCESSION #
22733173

 

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