Beyond Neptune's orbit

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Dwarf planet 136199 Eris. Sol can be seen in the lower-right corner of this image.
There are many objects usually found beyond Neptune; the plutoids (Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris) and the smaller Kuiper Belt dwarf planets (including Orcus, Ixion, Huya, Varuna, Quaoar, and Sedna) are the best-known objects, but this is also the birthplace of the comets.

Dwarf Planets

There are dozens of dwarf planets in the Sol system, and all but one of them are usually found beyond Neptune's orbit. Those with names easily understood by average humans include:

Dwarf planet 50000 Quaoar.

Comet mining stations in the Kupier Belt

Water is a valuable commodity everywhere but Earth, and some people get upset when pieces of the gas giants' rings go missing. A brave, hardy, and intelligent person can make a small fortune mining ice, or pushing cometary nucleii to the Inner System.

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