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Comet and Asteroid Orbits

The student is asked to determine the shapes of the Oort Cloud, Kuiper Belt, and Asteroid Belt based on the orbits of long and short period comets as well as asteroids.

keywords: comet, asteroid, long period, short period, Oort Cloud, Kuiper Belt, Asteroid Belt

swf file: ca_solarsystemdebris_cometasteroidorbits.swf