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Scattered disk object

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A scattered disk object (or scattered disc object or SDO) is a trans-Neptunian object of the Kuiper belt with a very eccentric orbit. An SDO's distance to the Sun varies enormously and can reach billions of kilometres. Most of the time they are found in the outer areas of the Kuiper Belt.

Scattered disk objects include (15874) 1996 TL66.

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