In this comparison, asteroids are relatively nearby - forming a belt of relatively small celestial bodies
strewn into orbit, somewhere between Mars and Jupiter.
Washington, July 26 ( ANI ): A new study of observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has revealed that most centaurs - the small celestial bodies
orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Neptune - are actually comets.
asteroid Any of numerous small celestial bodies
that orbit the sun, chiefly between Mars and Jupiter.
asteroids Small celestial bodies
that revolve around the sun, usually with orbits lying between Mars and Jupiter.