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Small Solar Objects

Small Solar System Objects

Dwarf Planets a objects that orbits the sun but is to small in size to become a planet
Asteroids a small rocky body orbiting the sun most to small to be considered dwarf planets of planets
Comets loose collections of ice, dust, and small rocky particles whose orbit can be very long, narrow ellipse
Meteoroid chunk of rock and dust smaller than an asteroid
Nucleus solid inner core of a comet
Kuiper Belt region where most of the known dwarf orbit
Coma fuzzy outer layer of a comet
Oort Cloud region where most comets originate
Meteorite meteoroid found on Earth's surface
Asteroid Belt region of the solar system between Mrs and Jupiter
Meteor streak of light produced when a meteoroid enters Earth's atmosphere
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