Hunt the Asteroids

How do we find asteroids?

An image of a pair of binoculars on the Earth looking out to space showing small asteroids scattered through it.

Make Your Own Impact Crater

Impact craters are made when a space rock (called a meteorite or asteroid) hits a rocky planet or moon. The impact makes a round hole in the surface, called a crater.

Photo of the Barringer Meteor Crater in Arizona

What are the Risks from Asteroids?

An illustration of an asteroid heading towards the Earth

What are Asteroids and Comets?

The image shows an asteroid in space on the left, and a comet viewed from Earth on the right.

Solar System Quiz

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A solar system consists of a star and the objects that orbit it. A galaxy contains millions of stars and solar systems. But how much do you know about our own Solar System? Take our quiz to find out!