Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Are there any objects between Mercury and the Sun?

  1. Aug 6, 2009 #1
    Could there be objects between Mercury and the Sun? Like, say, asteroids?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 7, 2009 #2

    Vanadium 50

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Education Advisor
    2017 Award

    Yes. Certainly comets can pass inside Mercury's orbit. But there are no large objects in orbit with an average distance less than Mercury's.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook