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Trojan Asteroids in the Inner Solar System

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Most of the asteroids in our Solar System are located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, the so-called Main Belt asteroids. However there are many less-populated regions where asteroids are also found. One such example is the Trojan asteroids, which are a particularly special case since they share the orbit of a planet around the Sun.

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  1. 1.Curtin UniversityBentleyAustralia

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