Asteroid Belt Picture

Asteroid Belt
Artiest: Doctor Emad Kayyam

Impression & Idea by the artiest

Reference: Unity of stars Novel
Colors: Fiber tip color Pens

Phaeton (or Phaëton, less often Phaethon) is the hypothetical planet posited to have existed between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter whose destruction supposedly led to the formation of the asteroid belt. The hypothetical planet was named for Phaëton, the son of the sun god Helios in “Greek mythology”, who attempted to drive his father's solar chariot for a day with disastrous results and was ultimately destroyed by Zeus.

The asteroid 3200 Phaethon, sometimes incorrectly spelled Phaeton, is a Mercury-, Venus-, Earth-, and Mars- orbit crossing Apollo asteroid with unusual properties.


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