Dwarf Planets of the Solar System

Five confirmed dwarf planets, a planetary sized object that is neither an actual planet nor a natural satellite but something in the middle that may have not completely evolved, exist in our unique Solar System. As of 2018, of the 2,945 stars confirmed to host...

Eris, Dwarf Planet

Eris is a dwarf planet residing in the Kuiper Belt in the outer edges of the Solar System.Named after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris is roughly the same size as Pluto, 1445 miles in diameter (2,326 kilometers), though about 27% greater mass, making it...

Osiris

Osiris, also known as HD 209458b, is an extra solar planet with some intriguing characteristics. It is known for being the first exoplanet outside our solar system with oxygen and carbon detected in its atmosphere, though there’s a catch. The oxygen and carbon...