Kuiper belt object
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkaɪpəɹ/
Noun

Kuiper belt object

  1. (astronomy) 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.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: objet de la ceinture de Kuiper
  • German: Kuipergürtelobjekt
  • Russian: объе́кт по́яса Ко́йпера
  • Spanish: objeto del cinturón de Kuiper



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