Define the following terms Given below~
iii )Asteroid Belt
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Dear Student, i)Planetoids are essentially asteroids, that revolve around the sun. They are also called minor planets, as they revolve around the sun like planets but are much smaller than them. Asteroids that are quite bigger in size are called planetoids, being the closest in comparison in size with the planets.They are neither meteoroids nor moons. ii)Asteroids are small, irregular in shape rocky bodies orbiting around the sun. Few important points concerned with the asteroids are as under. 1) The large numbers of asteroids are located in the form of belt between Mars and Jupiter. 2) There are millions of asteroids in our solar system. 3) They are very small in size as compared to the planets. 4) They are very far from earth, that’s why they are not visible from the earth. iii)The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is occupied by numerous irregularly shaped bodies called asteroids or minor planets. The asteroid belt is also termed the main asteroid belt or main belt to distinguish its members from other asteroids in the Solar System such as near-Earth asteroids and trojan asteroid. Regards