The Asteroid Belt

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Another huge problem with the Pheathon Hypothesis is this. <br /><br />Where has all of the material gone that made the original planet???<br /><br />The mass of the entire asteroid belt is only a quarter of the mass of our Moon or <br />approx 0.25% (one four hundredth) the mass of Earth.<br /><br />So where has the 99.9% or even more of the original material gone???<br /><br />There is no evidence what so ever that the asteroids were ever one body. <br /><br />Why is 1 Ceres spherical, if it was just one part of your fictitious planet?<br /><br />But the biggest issue is where is the missing material?<br /><br />If it was a shattered planet why is the Asteroid Belt so empty?<br /><br />Sorry, the Pheathon Hypothesis is just that, a hypothesis, not based in reality.<br /><br />If the Pheathon Hypothesis is bantered about any more, this thread will have to<br />be moved to Phenomena.<br /><br />Andrew Brown. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080">"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before".</font> <em><strong><font color="#000000">Linda Morabito </font></strong><font color="#800000">on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.</font></em></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://www.launchphotography.com/</font><br /><br /><font size="1" color="#000080">http://anthmartian.googlepages.com/thisislandearth</font></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://web.me.com/meridianijournal</font></p> </div>
 
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Andrew<br /><br />Ceres is spherical by virtue of its mass. It could have started out as an irregular chunk.<br /><br />But if the asteroid belt is too sparse to make a decent planet, then why were any other areas of the accretion disc rich enough to come up with big planets? <br /><br />And if you answer that Jupiter tossed all the bits out and we see only what is left, then why could Jupiter not have tossed out all the bits left over from Phaethon? <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p> </p><p> </p> </div>
 
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