Asteroids

Which Planets Have Rings?

by Fraser Cain June 19, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter You think only Saturn has rings? Well, think again. Rings are actually extremely common in our Solar System – they’re all over the place. So which planets – and other objects – sport rings? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Why Isn’t the Asteroid Belt a Planet?

by Fraser Cain June 11, 2014

It seems like there’s a strange gap in between Mars and Jupiter filled with rocky rubble. Why didn’t the asteroid belt form into a planet, like the rest of the Solar System? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Weekly Space Hangout – May 30, 2014: Gamma Ray Burst? Maybe Not?

by Fraser Cain May 30, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter), Brian Koberlien (@briankoberlein) Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Weekly Space Hangout – April 25, 2014: Asteroids, ISS Repairs & an Annular Eclipse

by Fraser Cain April 25, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Morgan Rehnberg, Brian Koberlein, David Dickinson, Jason Major This Week’s Stories: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter): EVA Cosmos SpaceX announcements Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein, briankoberlein.com): Meteors are not more likely to hit Earth Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz, www.astroguyz.com): Saturn at Opposition Bizarre Annular Eclipse Jason Major (@JPMajor, LightsInTheDark.com): B612 Foundation asteroid announcement We […]

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Curiosity Captures First Ever Asteroid Images from Mars Surface

by Ken Kremer April 24, 2014

The Curiosity rover has captured the first images of asteroids even taken by a Human probe from the alien surface of the Red Planet during night sky imaging. And it’s not just one asteroid, but two asteroids caught in the same night time pointing on the Red Planet. Namely, asteroids Ceres and Vesta. The stupendous […]

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