Translation of asteroid in Spanish:


asteroide, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæstəˌrɔɪd/ /ˈastərɔɪd/


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    asteroide masculine
    • Ceres was initially considered to be a planet until other asteroids with similar orbits were found.
    • Most of the known asteroids orbit the sun in a belt between Mars and Jupiter.
    • These scientists also study the natural satellites of other planets as well as asteroids and comets.
    • Fragments of asteroids and comets pervade interplanetary space.
    • We know very little about these families of asteroids following the same orbit.
    • Amateur astronomers have made many asteroid, comet, and supernova discoveries.
    • There may be other families of small asteroids within our solar system that, even now, remain to be discovered.
    • Both comets and asteroids are the left-over building blocks of the planets in our solar system.
    • Our knowledge of comets and asteroids has dramatically improved over the last 20 years.
    • Comets and asteroids also contribute to the near-Earth space environment.
    • In many ways asteroids and comets are likely to offer more varied and abundant natural resources than the Moon.
    • It has been suggested that impacts with comets and asteroids provided Earth with much of its water.
    • Some explanations for extinctions and evolution include strikes by asteroids or comets.
    • Our star system is chock full of asteroids and comets, in every conceivable orbit and location.
    • Most of the larger asteroids and comets are also in stable orbits around the sun.
    • In our own solar system, asteroids have collided with Earth, the moon and other planets.
    • Dinosaurs may not have been killed off by asteroid impact dust blocking out sunlight, a geologist says.
    • When the asteroid hit, it was vaporized by the extreme energy of the impact.
    • Once an asteroid drifts into either of those regions, it's hard for it to get out.
    • It's just that you can't keep quiet about things like asteroid impacts.
    • You can also get asteroid hazard warnings and geomagnetic storm outlooks.
    • So to neglect the problem means that we are vulnerable to asteroid collisions.
    • These glaciers are spotted with craters caused by asteroid impacts.