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minor planet

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minor planet (plural minor planets)

  1. (astronomy) An astronomical object in direct orbit around the Sun smaller than a planet and not classified as a comet[1] (in the Solar System).

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  • (smaller than Earth): major planet (larger than Earth (in the Solar System))

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  1. ^ "Minor planet", (HTML) Wikipedia: 2013-06-03. URL accessed on 2013-06-08.