42 biggest asteroids in our solar system identified; Here's a look at their names & sizes

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Astronomers said that the detailed images of these 42 objects are a leap forward in exploring asteroids which were made possible by ground-based telescopes.
Asteroids come in all shapes and sizes. This theory has been proven by astronomers who have identified the 42 biggest asteroids lingering in our solar system. Located using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope based in Chile, the asteroids reside in the asteroid belt that is between the planets Mars and Jupiter.

1/ We did our own calculations and, indeed, the answer is #42 — the number of some of the biggest asteroids in our Solar System imaged by our #VLT.

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Credit: @ESO /M.Kornmesser/Vernazza et al./MISTRAL algorithm (ONERA/CNRS) pic.twitter.com/1YHZg9z1cY — ESO (@ESO) October 12, 2021

Asteroid-diametre ranges from 274 kilometers to 940 kilometres

Compiled by an international team of astronomers, the European Southern Observatory said that the detailed images of these 42 objects are a leap forward in exploring asteroids which were made possible by ground-based telescopes that are contributing to answering the…
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