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Mystery Objects Identified Within Our Solar System’s Asteroid Belt–10 Things You Should Know Artist's impression of an asteroid belt. Researchers discovered two unexpected red astroids in our main asteroid belt. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mystery Objects Identified Within Our Solar System’s Asteroid Belt–10 Things You Should Know

Astronomers unexpectedly discovered two unusual objects in the main asteroid belt, located between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars. What surprised scientists was the red color of these asteroids. They shouldn’t be there, that’s why scientists became interested in them.