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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Asteroid.
See also changes related to Asteroid, or pages that link to Asteroid or to this page or whose text contains "Asteroid".

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  • Ceres [r]: The most massive body in the asteroid belt. Originally classified as a planet, it later became the number one asteroid; now a dwarf planet. [e]
  • QG 42 [r]: A potentially hazardous near earth object that made a relatively close approach to planet Earth on 2012-09-13 [e]

Other related topics

Planets

  • Mercury [r]: The first planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman messenger of gods. [e]
  • Venus [r]: The second planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman goddess of love. [e]
  • Earth [r]: The third planet from the Sun in our solar system; the only place in the universe known by humanity to harbor life. [e]
  • Mars [r]: The fourth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of war; also known as the "Red Planet". [e]
  • Jupiter [r]: The fifth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of the same name; largest planet in our solar system. [e]
  • Saturn [r]: The sixth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of agriculture and harvest. [e]
  • Uranus [r]: The seventh planet from the Sun in our solar system; name after the Greek god of the sky. [e]
  • Neptune [r]: The eighth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of the sea. [e]