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Centaur (planetoid)

class of cis-Neptunian objects, mixing characteristics of asteroids and comets

A Centaur in astronomy is a small object like an asteroid that orbits or goes around the Sun between the planets Jupiter and Neptune. It can also rarely be found around the planet Mars. Centaurs are also known as outer planet crossers.[1]

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  1. "centaur". daviddarling.info. Retrieved 16 September 2010.