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Geology Fun Fact - Asteroid Belt

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Author: Jim Lehane
Date: 2018-11-08 16:00:00
Blog: The Geology P.A.G.E.


Geology Fun Fact Myth: The Asteroid Belt was a planet that was ripped apart.Currently scientists believe that the Asteroid Belt, located between Jupiter and Mars, never actually formed into a planet. There is evidence though that a proto-planet did initially form but it never fully consolidated. The competing gravity wells from Jupiter and the sun were too great for one to finish forming. Click HERE for more Geology Fun Facts!

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