A possible long-lived belt of objects between Uranus and Neptune

  title={A possible long-lived belt of objects between Uranus and Neptune},
  author={MatthewJ. Holman},
Recent discoveries of objects orbiting beyond Neptune have emphasized that our understanding of the distribution and dynamics of material in the outer Solar System is very incomplete. This trans-neptunian population—known as the Kuiper belt—is thought to act as a relatively stable reservoir of objects that could become short-period comets, although there may be other regions of stability in the outer Solar System that could also supply such comets. Here I use numerical simulations to identify… CONTINUE READING
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