List of Solar System objects


List of Solar System objects

The following is a list of Solar System objects by orbit, ordered by increasing distance from the Sun. Most named objects in this list have a diameter of 500 km or more.

*The Sun, a spectral class G2V star

*The inner Solar System and the terrestrial planets
**Mercury
***Mercury-crosser asteroids
**Venus
***Venus-crosser asteroids
****Venus' quasi-satellite
**Earth
***Moon (Luna)
****Possible Kordylewski Cloud
***Near-Earth asteroids
***Earth-crosser asteroids
****Earth's quasi-satellites
**Mars
***Deimos
***Phobos
***Mars trojans
***Mars-crosser asteroids
**Asteroid belt and surrounds
***Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt
***Asteroids in the Main Asteroid Belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
****Pallas
****Juno
****Vesta
****Asteroids number in the hundreds of thousands. For longer lists, see list of noteworthy asteroids, list of asteroids, or list of objects by mass.
***A number of smaller groups distinct from the Main Belt.
***Asteroid moons

*The middle Solar System with the giant planets, their satellites, trojan asteroids and some minor planets
**Jupiter
***Complete list of Jupiter's natural satellites
***Io
***Europa
***Ganymede
***Callisto
***Jupiter's trojan asteroids
**Saturn
***Rings of Saturn
***Complete list of Saturn's natural satellites
***Mimas
***Enceladus
***Tethys
***Dione
***Saturn's Trojan moons
***Rhea
***Titan
***Hyperion
***Iapetus
**Uranus
***Complete list of Uranus' natural satellites
***Miranda
***Ariel
***Umbriel
***Titania
***Oberon
**Neptune
***Complete list of Neptune's natural satellites
***Proteus
***Triton
***Nereid
***Neptune trojans
**Non-trojan minor planets
***Centaurs
***Damocloids
*Trans-Neptunian objects beyond the orbit of Neptune
**Kuiper belt objects (KBOs)
***Plutinos
****Pluto, a dwarf planet
*****Charon
*****Nix
*****Hydra
****90482 Orcus
***Twotino
***Cubewanos (classical objects)
****50000 Quaoar
****20000 Varuna
****dp|Haumea, a dwarf planet
****Dp|Makemake, a dwarf planet
***Kuiper cliff, the abrupt end of the Kuiper Belt.
**Scattered disc objects
***Eris, a dwarf planet
****Dysnomia
***mpl|(84522) 2002 TC|302
***90377 Sedna (possibly inner Oort Cloud)
***2000 OO67 comet?
**Oort Cloud (hypothetical)The Solar System also contains:

*Comets (icy bodies with eccentric orbits).
**List of periodic comets
**List of non-periodic comets
*Small objects, including:
**Meteoroids
**Dust, including interstellar dust.
***Helium Focusing Cone, around the Sun.
***Gegenschein
**Manmade objects orbiting the Sun, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Saturn including active artificial satellites and space junk
*Heliosphere, a bubble in space produced by the solar wind.
**Heliosheath
***Heliopause
***Hydrogen wall, a pile up of hydrogen from the interstellar medium.

See also

* Natural satellite for a complete list of moons.
* Planetary rings


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