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Asteroidal
Asteroidal As`ter*oid"al, a. Of or pertaining to an asteroid, or to the asteroids.

Meaning of Asteroid from wikipedia

- Asteroids are minor planets, especially of the inner Solar System. Larger asteroids have also been called planetoids. These terms have historically been...
- called asteroids or minor planets. The asteroid belt is also termed the main asteroid belt or main belt to distinguish it from other asteroid po****tions...
- Most known PHOs and NEOs are asteroids, but a small fraction are comets. There are over 20,000 known near-Earth asteroids (NEAs), over a hundred short-period...
- Asteroid mining is the exploitation of raw materials from asteroids and other minor planets, including near-Earth objects. Hard rock minerals could be...
- regularly occur in planetary systems, though the most frequent involve asteroids, comets or meteoroids and have minimal effect. When large objects impact...
- An asteroid family is a po****tion of asteroids that share similar proper orbital elements, such as semimajor axis, eccentricity, and orbital inclination...
- Asteroid impact avoidance comprises a number of methods by which near-Earth objects (NEO) could be diverted, preventing destructive impact events. A sufficiently...
- main asteroid belt that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. With a diameter of 945 km (587 mi), Ceres is both the largest of the asteroids and...
- Asteroid hyalosis is a degenerative condition of the eye involving small white opacities in the vitreous humor. It is known to occur in humans, dogs, cats...
- died in the event. The Tunguska event has helped to spark discussion of asteroid impact avoidance. On 30 June 1908 (cited in Russia as 17 Jun 1908, Julian...
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