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Kuiper Belt

Ex­tend­ing be­yond the or­bit of Nep­tune from about 30 to 55AU, ob­jects ei­ther miss the or­bit of Nep­tune be­cause they are tilted out of the eclip­tic plane, or are locked in an or­bital res­o­nance with Nep­tune. Sci­en­tists also be­lieve that Saturn's moon, Phoebe, was cap­tured from the Kuiper Belt.

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