Our solar system is kind of a crowded place, but Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune seem to get an inordinate amount of attention from the public.

Sure, Pluto got its chance to dazzle when New Horizons flew past the dwarf planet in July, but thousands upon thousands of small bodies orbit the sun, from asteroids to comets to other dwarf planets — round objects that are deemed to small to clear their path in space, leaving large amounts of debris within their orbits

You may not know it, but our solar system is potentially teeming with tiny worlds that have yet to be discovered. Read more…

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