January 30th, 2006

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It's crowded out there!

Behind the link is a current map of all known solar-orbiting natural objects in the vicinity of the sun. Or, if you like, it's a map of every asteroid in the inner solar system (i.e. to out beyond Mars's orbit, but not a huge amount more), and three planets and the sun. The sheer density is quite astounding.