Neptune

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United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880) Benjamin Peirce , Peirce
disk-shaped region of minor planets outside the orbit of Neptune Edgeworth-Kuiper belt , Kuiper belt
Neptune planet order eighth
any of many minor planets in the Kuiper belt outside the orbit of Neptune at the edge of the solar system KBO , Kuiper belt object
(astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from t major planet , planet
(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto) outer planet
(Greek mythology) the god of the sea and earthquakes in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and Hades and Hera; identified with Roman Neptune Poseidon
Neptune god of sea
Neptune's spear trident
largest moon of Neptune Triton
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