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42 largest asteroids in the solar system

Scientists shared photos of 42 large asteroids in the solar system. Located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, these meteorites do not threaten the earth for the time being.

There is an asteroid belt between the two planets of the solar system, Mars and Jupiter. There are thousands of meteorites, large and small, in this belt. However, some of these meteorites are quite large.
So much so that Ceren, one of the largest asteroids in the solar system, was classified as a dwarf planet 15 years ago. The European Southern Observatory announced the results of a three-year study.
Chile owns the observatory’s Very Wide Telescope. Investigations were carried out with this telescope. The existence of these asteroids was known, but we had no further information.
Now the 3D modeling of 42 large meteorites and especially their density is known.
In addition to size, density is one of the factors that has a direct impact on the level of danger posed by meteorites.
Many of the 42 asteroids are larger than 100 kilometers. Ceres is 940 kilometers in circumference, while Vesta is 520 kilometers in circumference.
None of the asteroids in question poses a threat to our planet earth for the time being. However, this may change in the near future.
For example, asteroids can rotate towards Earth due to the impact of another asteroid.
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