Fandom

Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki

Dwarf planet

48,491pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

See also "Dwarf Planet", a TOS comic.

A dwarf planet is a body found in a star system with sufficient mass to make it spheroid, but with insufficient effect on other bodies in it's orbit to clear the neighbourhood of other bodies. Bodies which can clear the neighbour are known as planets, while planetoids are another small planet like body comparable to dwarf planets.

The ninth planet in the Sol system, Pluto, was classified as a dwarf planet in 2006. For over three hundred years to follow, its classification switched between planet and dwarf planet ten or more times. Pluto had once more been reclassified as a planet shortly before it was absorbed and destroyed by a Borg cube in 2380. (TNG novel: Before Dishonor)

ConnectionsEdit

multiverseuniversegalaxy
Galactic regions: quadrantsectorclusternebulastar system
System bodies: starplanetplanetoiddwarf planetasteroidmeteoroidcomet

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki