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An '''asteroid belt''' is a field of small celestial bodies, usually of metallic composition, which form an elliptical pattern in orbit around a star. An asteroid belt may be formed either when, during the origin of a star system, interstellar matter fails to coallesce into a [[planet]], or else a planet for some reason breaks apart into smaller bodies.
 
An '''asteroid belt''' is a field of small celestial bodies, usually of metallic composition, which form an elliptical pattern in orbit around a star. An asteroid belt may be formed either when, during the origin of a star system, interstellar matter fails to coallesce into a [[planet]], or else a planet for some reason breaks apart into smaller bodies.
   
An asteroid belt circles [[Sol]] between the orbits of [[Mars]] and [[Jupiter]]. Circa [[2179]], the {{USS|Benjamin Franklin|NCC-013}} defeated a fleet of pirate vessels in Sol's asteroid belt, in what was known as as [[the Battle of the Belt]]. ({{n|TNG|The Haunted Starship}})
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An asteroid belt circles [[Sol]] between the orbits of [[Mars]] and [[Jupiter]]. Circa [[2179]], the {{USS|Benjamin Franklin|NCC-013}} defeated a fleet of [[pirate]] vessels in Sol's asteroid belt, in what was known as as [[the Battle of the Belt]]. ({{n|TNG|The Haunted Starship}})
   
 
Other systems containing asteroid belts include:
 
Other systems containing asteroid belts include:
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==Connections==
 
==Connections==
 
*{{wikipedia|Asteroid belt}}
 
*{{wikipedia|Asteroid belt}}
 
 
[[Category:Astronomical objects]]
 
[[Category:Astronomical objects]]

Revision as of 20:47, 19 January 2014

An asteroid belt is a field of small celestial bodies, usually of metallic composition, which form an elliptical pattern in orbit around a star. An asteroid belt may be formed either when, during the origin of a star system, interstellar matter fails to coallesce into a planet, or else a planet for some reason breaks apart into smaller bodies.

An asteroid belt circles Sol between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Circa 2179, the USS Benjamin Franklin defeated a fleet of pirate vessels in Sol's asteroid belt, in what was known as as the Battle of the Belt. (TNG novel: The Haunted Starship)

Other systems containing asteroid belts include:

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