Solar system objects by their orbit. By orbit means by mass and by radius. See also: solar system. Following is a list of solar system objects by their orbit, ordered by increasing distance from the Sun. Most named solar system objects in this list have a diameter of 500 km or more.
Objects orbiting in the solar system objects.
- The Sun, (Sol), a spectral class G2V star.
- The inner solar system and the terrestrial planets
- Mercury-crosser asteroids.
- Venus-crosser asteroids .
- Moon (Luna)
- Possible Kordylewski Cloud.
- Near-Earth asteroids.
- Earth-crosser asteroids
- Earth's quasi-satellites.
- Mars .
- Asteroid belt and surrounds
- Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt.
- Asteroids in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
- 2 Pallas.
- 3 Juno.
- 4 Vesta.
- Asteroids number in the hundreds of thousands. For longer lists, see list of noteworthy asteroids, list of asteroids, or list of objects by mass.
- A number of smaller groups distinct from the Main Belt.
- Asteroid moons.
The solar system also contains:
- Comets (icy bodies with eccentric orbits).
- List of periodic comets.
- List of non-periodic comets.
- Small objects, including:
- dust, including interstellar dust.
- Helium Focusing Cone, around the Sun.
- Manmade objects orbiting the Sun, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Saturn including active artificial satellites and space junk.
- Heliosphere, a bubble in space produced by the solar wind.
- Hydrogen wall, a pile up of hydrogen from the interstellar medium.
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