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A KBO the size of Mars.

  1. Jun 4, 2009 #1
    If one were to be found, would it be a planet?
     
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  3. Jun 5, 2009 #2

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    No, it would be a dwarf planet, as it will not have cleared it neighborhood.

    Note that Mars is hundreds of times larger than the largest KBO's and that the total Kuiper Belt mass is probably less than that of Mars.
     
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