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KBKilling Blow (gaming)
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KBKelly Bushing (Oil Industry)
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KBKnowledge Bowl
KBKarnal Bunt (wheat fungus)
KBKiller Bud (2001 movie)
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KBKind Bud (marijuana strain)
KBKurtz Bros (Ohio)
KBKoornbeurs (Delft)
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KBBase Ionization Constant (aka base constant)
KBKahal B'raira
KBKirby Band (Nichols, NY)
KBKoninklijke Bijenkorf
KBUkraine Karbovanets (national currency)
KBKew Band
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"These smaller Kuiper Belt objects are much too small to really see with any telescopes at such a great distance," said SwRI's Dr.
In a project called Organized Autotelescopes for Serendipitous Event Survey (OASES), Arimatsu's team used two telescopes only 11 inches (28 centimeters) wide that they installed on the roof of a school in Okinawa, Japan to study the Kuiper Belt.
It's located in the Kuiper belt, a region about 3 billion miles from the sun.
Pluto, the largest known body in the Kuiper Belt, offers a nitrogen atmosphere, complex seasons, distinct surface markings, an ice-rock interior that may harbor an ocean, and at least five moons.
It was demoted to the status of "dwarf planet" after the discovery of other Pluto-like, ice-and-rock worlds orbiting beyond Neptune in the Kuiper Belt.
The Kuiper Belt is a vast debris field of icy bodies left over from the solar system's formation 4.6 billion years ago.
Dwarf planets are not considered to be true planets mainly because they have not cleared their orbital path of other material they exist in populated regions such as the Asteroid Belt and the Kuiper Belt. In 2008, the IAU also introduced another classification, that of a plutoid.
It is about as wide as Pluto, which is also part of the Kuiper belt. It even has two moons.
The object is one of about 100,000 icy bodies that lie in a ring known as the "Kuiper Belt" on the outer fringe of the Solar System, more than four billion kilometres (2.5 billion miles) from the sun.
The new data seem to be lending weight to the theory that Phoebe began life in the distant Kuiper Belt, the home of icy comets.
Kuiper Belt Objects (KBOs) like Quaoar may be leftovers from the creation of our solar system, scientists say.