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How were asteroids and other planets formed?



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Probably around the same time the Sun formed - there was a huge cloud of gas and dust. Most of it condensed into the plane of the planets orbits around the Sun because of the initial rotation of the cloud. The inner stuff became the Sun itself, and a portion of the outer stuff in the cloud gradually cooled down and condensed into the planets and other solar system objects.

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