|Plan View of the Solar System|
The positions of the Kuiper Belt Objects projected into the ecliptic plane are shown in the adjacent Figure, together with the orbits of the gas giant planets, (J=Jupiter, N=Neptune) for reference and scale.
The symbols in the Figure have the following meanings:
Red Orbits = Plutinos. Blue Orbits = Classical Kuiper Belt Objects. Black Orbits = SKBOs.
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Last updated January 2000
Last Update July 2000