The main mission of the New Horizons probe is to study the dwarf planet Pluto, its moons and similar celestial bodies called Kuiper belt objects. New Horizons fulfills the role of the Pluto Kuiper Explorer, an earlier NA... More »

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Most of the comets that enter the solar system originate in either the Oort Cloud or the Kuiper Belt, zones containing trillions of icy and rocky bodies orbiting in the furthest reaches of the sun's influence. Gravitatio... More »

Meteors from Mars arrive on Earth as the result of impacts on the planet by other bodies, which launch material out into space. Some of this debris is pulled in by the gravity of the Earth, falling as Martian meteorites. More »

As of 2015, scientists define dwarf planets as bodies that are similar to planets in that they orbit a star, are large enough to form a round shape and are not moons. However, dwarf planets do not have sufficient gravity... More »

A dwarf planet is a celestial body that orbits the sun and is large enough to assume a round shape but has not cleared its orbital path of similar objects. There are five known dwarf planets as of 2014: Pluto, Ceres, Eri... More »