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published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This NASA website provides information about the group of short-period comets in the Kuiper Belt. The article compares the sizes and composition of these objects to Earth and Pluto. Telescopic images and artists' conceptions illustrate the site.
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Astronomy
- Solar System
= Comets
= Kuiper Belt Objects
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Keywords: Comets, Kuiper Belt, Oort cloud, Solar system, planetoid
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 26, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Mar 01, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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October 11, 2006
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AIP Format
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2007), WWW Document, (http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs&Display=OverviewLong).
AJP/PRST-PER
Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2007), <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs&Display=OverviewLong>.
APA Format
Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud. (2006, October 11). Retrieved September 16, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs&Display=OverviewLong
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, October 11, 2006. http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs&Display=OverviewLong (accessed 16 September 2014).
MLA Format
Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2007. 11 Oct. 2006. 16 Sep. 2014 <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs&Display=OverviewLong>.
BibTeX Export Format
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