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In the night sky: Orion
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Orion Glossary

Friday, 14 June 2024, 1:06 PM
Site: Open Learning
Course: In the night sky: Orion (INS_1)
Glossary: Orion Glossary
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Kuiper Belt

The region of the Solar System, beyond the orbit of Neptune, containing many icy-rocky bodies, including dwarf planets (such as Pluto) with relatively low inclination orbits. The Kuiper Belt is sometimes called the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt and is a sub-set of trans-Neptunian objects.