Synonyms of 'Asteroids'
Ceresthe smallest dwarf planet in the solar system, located in the asteroid belt. It has a diameter of 930 kilometres ErosHermesa small asteroid some 800 m in diameter that passed within 670 000 kilometres of the earth in 1937, and is now lost HesperiaJunothe fourth largest known asteroid (approximate diameter 240 kilometres) and one of the four brightest Pallasthe second largest asteroid (diameter 520 km), revolving around the sun in a period of 4.62 years Phaethonan asteroid (6.9 km in diameter) that has an orbit approaching close to the sun and releases fragments of dust that enter the earth's atmosphere as meteors ▷ See asteroid
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Word List of Asteroids from the Collins English Word Lists