• Question: i heard that the smallest astroid or metearite is can be the size of a vauxhall cietra

    Asked by coco5888 to Richard, Prateek, Liz, Jim, Amelia on 20 Jun 2011.
    • Photo: Jim Caryl

      Jim Caryl answered on 15 Jun 2011:

      That is more likely true, and in fact there are likely to be many more that are considerably smaller, they’re just too small to see. You can read more about this here: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/comets.php

    • Photo: Amelia Markey

      Amelia Markey answered on 15 Jun 2011:

      Wow that’s pretty small. Let’s hope all the big ones manage to avoid us!

    • Photo: Lizzard O'Day

      Lizzard O'Day answered on 20 Jun 2011:

      wow I’m not sure- but that’s cool. Thanks for the info!