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The motions of Orcus and Pluto in a rotating frame with a period equal to Neptune's orbital period (holding Neptune stationary.)

A plutino is an object in outer space that has an orbit like Pluto's orbit. Plutinos are about 39 or 40 AU from the Sun.


  • Weintraub, David. Is Pluto a Planet? Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press; 2007.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Plutino para niños

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