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The sun, planets and Voyager probes sit inside the tiny yellow dot at right, within a giant sphere called the Oort cloud. This reservoir of trillions of ice chunks extends 100,000 astronomical units out, tethered to the sun by gravity. Astronomers believe these objects got thrown out of the inner solar system as the planets took shape 4.5 billion years ago.

Voyager's view

The sun, planets and Voyager probes sit inside the tiny yellow dot at right, within a giant sphere called the Oort cloud. This reservoir of trillions of ice chunks extends astronomical units out, tethered to the sun by gravity.

This stunning spherical image manages to cram in the entire universe, including our Solar System at the centre. The mind-boggling image also packs in the outer planets, Kuiper belt, Oort cloud, Alpha Cetauri star and the cosmic web along with the Milky Way galaxy, Andromeda galaxy and other nearby galaxies

This Is A Map Of The Entire Universe, Squeezed Into One Mind-Boggling Image

What is the Oort Cloud? The Oort Cloud is an extended shell of icy objects that exist in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is named after astronomer Jan Oort, who first theorized its existence. The Oort Cloud is roughly spherical, and is the origin of most of the long-period comets that have …

What is the Oort Cloud? The Oort Cloud is an extended shell of icy objects that exist in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is named after astronomer Jan Oort, who first theorized its existence. The Oort Cloud is roughly spherical.

What is the Oort Cloud? The Oort Cloud is an extended shell of icy objects that exist in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is named after astronomer Jan Oort, who first theorized its existence. The Oort Cloud is roughly spherical, and is the origin of most of the long-period comets that have …

Oort Cloud Facts - Interesting Facts about the Oort Cloud

Oort Cloud—No Evidence Required

Oort Cloud—No Evidence Required

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Oort Cloud: 2-part cloud; long-period comets come from Oort cloud; their orbits suggest that the cloud is a spherical shell close to a light-year across, bisected by a doughnut; the rest of the solar system lies in the doughnut hole

long-period comets come from Oort cloud; their orbits suggest that the cloud is a spherical shell close to a light-year across, bisected by a doughnut; the rest of the solar system lies in the doughnut hole

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