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n. pl. cu·be·wan·os
A Kuiper belt object that is far enough away from Neptune that its orbit around the sun is not strongly affected by Neptune's gravity.

[From respelling and alteration of QB1 (in (15760) 1992 QB1, the provisional designation given to the first trans-Neptunian Kuiper belt object discovered after Pluto and Charon) + -o.]
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Sedna's extremely red color also correlates well with the known classical Kuiper Belt objects.
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