Asteroids, comets, and meteors are sometimes called "small bodies" of the Solar System. They are chunks of ice, rock, or metal that are small, at least compared to planets. They are related in several ways, so sites with information about all three are common.
A digest of news related to asteroids, comets, and meteors. Monitors changes in impact risk calculations. Includes links to original sources of information.
Data from across NASA, compiled at the National Space Science Data Center.
A meeting bringing together scientists studying small solar system bodies. Dates and links of past meetings.
A curriculum prepared by the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute.
Selected articles, usually with some connection to life on Earth or elsewhere in the solar system.
A telescope has detected what could be the Solar System's 10th planet, Sedna.
Provides information about asteroids of the Aten, Apollo and Amor groups and periodic comets. In English and Russian.
Latest news and information about comets and asteroids proved by Remanzacco Observatory, Italy.
Group responsible for the naming of asteroids and comets. Description of the naming process, guidelines for submitting name proposals.
Overview of asteroids, comets, and meteors, with special attention to the impact hazard to Earth.
Companion resource to an astronomy textbook, contains links and current news about meteorites and asteroids.
International clearing house for observations of asteroids and comets.
Selected NASA images.
General information on the object officially known as 2003 VB12. This object is the most distant body known that orbits our Sun.
Transcript of the television broadcast, kitchen comet activity, general information on comets.
Interactive 3D orbit visualization for known asteroids and comets.
Data concerning asteroids and comets, in a standard format for use primarily by astronomical observers and mission planners, as well as educators and students.
Link collection covering the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, near Earth objects, and impacts.
Fact sheets on asteroids and comets, index to radio broadcasts on related topics. From the McDonald Observatory.
Overview of asteroids, comets, meteors. Images, data, links.
Provides detailed information on asteroids, comets and meteoroids.
Asteroids Ida and Dactyl, Comets Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Halley, representative meteorites.
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