Oort cloud

Uncover the secrets of the Oort Cloud, a vast region beyond our solar system. Discover fascinating facts and theories about this enigmatic celestial phenomenon.
Cosmos, Oort Cloud, Kuiper Belt, Asteroid Belt, Planets And Moons, Space Facts, E Mc2, Space And Astronomy, Astronomy Stars

The Oort Cloud is much further away than the Kuiper Belt. The Kuiper Belt is a disc of objects beyond the orbit of Neptune which is between 30 Astronomical Units (AU) and 50AU from the Sun. It consists of remnants of the material from which the solar system was formed. Many of the Kuiper Belt objects are frozen volatile substances called ices. There are solid bodies in the belt including several dwarf planets of which Pluto is one. It is thought that some of the moons of the outer planets…

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David Shroyer