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LARGE TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS
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TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS
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Large Trans-Neptunian Objects

  1. Some sixty years after the discovery of Pluto, a large number of large trans-Neptunian objects began to be discovered.

Bodies

  1. The work identifies a group of Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) as the "debris" of a violent collision between two bodies. (Web site)

Neptune

  1. Most are found beyond the orbit of Neptune, and hence are refered to generically as Trans-Neptunian Objects or TNOs for short.

Category

  1. Ceres as well as Pluto and several other large Trans-Neptunian objects belong to this category. (Web site)

Objects

  1. Objects that orbit the Sun beyond Neptune's orbit are known as trans-Neptunian objects. (Web site)

Large Asteroids

  1. The largest known trans-Neptunian objects are much larger than the large asteroids.

Official Term

  1. Minor planet is the official term for asteroids and trans-Neptunian objects. (Web site)

Jupiter

  1. Asteroids orbiting between Jupiter and Neptune are called Centaurs, and beyond this lie swarms of trans-Neptunian objects.

Pluto

  1. The planet Pluto and its moon Charon are trans-Neptunian objects, and if Pluto had been discovered today, it might not have been called a planet.
  2. After the discovery of Pluto and Charon, no more trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) were found until (15760) 1992 QB 1 in 1992.
  3. Pluto is a trans-Neptunian object; another of the named Trans-Neptunian Objects is Varuna. (Web site)

Dwarf Planets

  1. The column on the right includes some notable planets, dwarf planets, asteroids, and Trans-Neptunian Objects for comparison. (Web site)

Dwarf Planet

  1. Pluto is a "dwarf planet" by the above definition and is recognized as the prototype of a new category of trans-Neptunian objects.

Comets

  1. For other types of objects, such as comets, Trans-Neptunian objects, and centaurs, see Small solar system body.

Small Bodies

  1. For dwarf planets and small bodies discovered beyond Neptune, see Trans-Neptunian objects. (Web site)
  2. The 2006 definition of SSSB says that they "include most of the Solar System asteroids, most Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs), comets, and other small bodies". (Web site)

Trans-Neptunian Objects

  1. Astronomers distinguish between minor planets, such as asteroids, comets, and trans-Neptunian objects; and major (or true) planets.
  2. These include most asteroids, most Trans-Neptunian Objects, comets, and other small bodies. (Web site)
  3. Minor planets whose semi-major axes are beyond that of Jupiter, and which are primarly made of ice are either comets, Centaurss, or Trans-Neptunian objects. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Small Bodies
  2. Dwarf Planet
  3. Galaxies > Milky Way Galaxy > Solar System > Pluto
  4. Official Term
  5. Milky Way Galaxy > Solar System > Asteroids > Comets
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