Crash Course – Astronomy – 20: Asteroids

This is the twentieth video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video examines the millions of rocky or metallic bodies that make up the asteroid belt.

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Table of Contents:

  • Asteroids Are Chunks of Rock, Metal, or Both 1:45
  • Most Orbit the Sun Between Mars and Jupiter 7:16
  • Ceres is Far Smaller Than the Moon, But Large Enough to be Round 3:43
Crash Course Astronomy Video

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Crash Course channel on YouTube

Crash Course channel on YouTube

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Crash Course - Astronomy Series

Crash Course - Astronomy Series

This collection of YouTube videos is hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. It covers a vast range of astronomical topics at an introductory and approachable level.

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