Edgeworth-Kuiper belt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Edgeworth-Kuiper belt a disk-shaped region of minor planets outside the orbit of Neptune
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Usage


In science:

Considered as remnants from the formation of the solar system, these Trans–Neptunian Objects (TNOs) constitu te the Edgeworth –Kuiper Belt (EKB), therefore also frequentl y known as Kuiper Belt Objects (KBOs).
Reopening the TNOs Color Controversy: Centaurs Bimodality and TNOs Unimodality
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