Groups and Families

Part of the Astronomers' Observing Guides book series (OBSERVING)


This chapter describes the present locations of asteroids in our Solar System and mentions recent discoveries in other planetary systems. How the asteroids and dwarf planets arrived in these various locations and their continuing evolution is described in Chap. 5


Solar System Orbital Element Kuiper Belt Minor Planet Main Belt 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WaterloovilleUnited Kingdom

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