“Revealed!” –New Swarm of Asteroids Orbiting the Sun Alongside Venus

 

Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Earth from the ISS

 

“It’s not every day you get to discover something new in the inner solar system,” said Marc Kuchner, an author on a new Venus study and astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. “This is right in our neighborhood. I think the most exciting thing about this result is it suggests a new population of asteroids that probably holds clues to how the solar system formed.”

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