cubewano

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from QB1 ("cue bee one"), short for (15760) 1992 QB1, the first such object discovered

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkjuː.biːˈwʌn.oʊ/ (that is, "QB1-o")

Noun[edit]

cubewano (plural cubewanos)

  1. Any Kuiper belt object whose orbit is not determined by resonance with Neptune (orbit ~ 40-50 AU).

Usage notes[edit]

Somewhat old fashioned, being generally replaced with classical Kuiper belt object.

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