Mav Mark 11/14/11. List all 8 planets in order of distance from the sun. Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors. Notes. Comets. A comet orbits the sun. A comet is made of ice, dust, and small rocky particles. You can think of a comet as a “dirty snowball.”.
Number 1 is Ceres, 4 is Vesta, 2 is Pallas, and 10is Hygeia in the asteroid belt, compared to our moon in the background.
Mile-wide crater in Arizona
Possible life-forms on a meteorite in Antarctica
Discovered meteorites can usually be sold to museums and science labs for tens to thousands of dollars each.