The asteroid belt orbits the sun  in between mars and jup...
The asteroid belt orbits the sun in between mars and jupiter. www.dragodesilver.com
A asteroid is a small rocky body orbiting the sun. www.spacedaily.com
An asteroid is not a planet because they are to small and too numerous to be considered fully fledged planets. fc07.deviantart.net
An asteroid is not a planet because they are to small and too numerous to be considered fully fledged planets. fc07.deviantart.net
a meteoroid is a small rock in space. a meteor is a meteoroid that enters earths atmosphere. a meteorite is a meteor that goes through the earths atmosphere and makes a crator. us.123rf.com
video on how the astroid belt formed. www.youtube.com http://www.teachastronomy.com/ Asteroids are planetesimals that never made it all the way up to planet status. Why are there so many chunks of rocks stranded...