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Kuiper belt object

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  • n. A type of trans-Neptunian object (TNO) (a certain type of minor planet) that has an orbit in the Kuiper belt (between 30-50 AU) with inclinations consistent with the ecliptic.

Etymologies

Eponym after Gerard Kuiper, who theorized about the belt's existence. (Wiktionary)

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