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Asteroid Belt vs. Kuiper Belt vs. Oort Cloud

22 Dec 2014, 12:51 UTC
Asteroid Belt vs. Kuiper Belt vs. Oort Cloud
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Ever wondered the difference? The Asteroid Belt, shown above, consists of hundreds of thousands of rocks, with all kinds of different shapes, ranging in size from the Dwarf Planet Ceres at 950 Km in Diameter, down to small bits the size of dust particles. It lies between Mars and Jupiter. The Kuiper Belt (pronounced Kai-per) […]

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