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Every round object in the solar system under 10,000 kilometers in diameter, to scale [DEPRECATED]

Every round object in the solar system under 10,000 kilometers in diameter, to scale [DEPRECATED]

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Montage by Emily Lakdawalla. Data from NASA / JPL and SSI, processed by Gordan Ugarkovic, Ted Stryk, Bjorn Jonsson, and Emily Lakdawalla.

Every round object in the solar system under 10,000 kilometers in diameter, to scale [DEPRECATED]
NOTE: THERE IS NOW AN UPDATED VERSION OF THIS GRAPHIC.
Under a size cutoff of 10,000 kilometers, there are two planets, 18 or 19 moons, a few asteroids (perhaps only one of which is actually "round"), and approximately 80 trans-Neptunian objects, most of which do not yet have names. All are shown to scale, keeping in mind that for most of the trans-Neptunian objects, their sizes are only approximately known.

This graphic has been updated. A version including Pluto, Charon, and Ceres is available here.

Estimated sizes for Kuiper belt objects from Mike Brown's "How many dwarf planets are there in the outer solar system?" page, retrieved on March 5, 2014.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about March 5, 2014

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