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Astro Lords: Oort Cloud provides captivating gameplay as well as the ability to continue playing from the last checkpoint, even on a browser or different platforms (Windows, Mac OS, Linux).
Comets condensed out of the contracting solar nebula at the formation of the solar system, in the distant Edgeworth-Kuiper belt and Oort Cloud.
It suggests that virtually all the dust must be coming from short-period comets, with a very small contribution from Oort Cloud members and only about 10% from the asteroid belt.
In the last few decades, astronomers have identified three regions that exist beyond Neptune: the Kuiper Belt, the Scattered Disc, and the Oort Cloud.
A typical comet in the Oort Cloud is circuiting the Sun at the leisurely pace of about a hundred meters per second, around 220 miles an hour.
Much less is known about native ices in this group than in the long-haul comets from the Oort Cloud.
Such stars regularly pass close enough to perturb the Oort Cloud --that vast, faraway shell populated by trillions of comets--potentially jostling them from their peaceful orbits and hurling them toward Earth.
The first hint of these shenanigans came from the Oort cloud, a swarm of trillions of ice chunks tethered to the sun by gravity (SN: 10/19/13, p.
That is because the comet is believed to have originated billions of years ago in the Oort Cloud, a distant region of space at the outskirts of the solar system.
What's more, their work indicates the potential presence of an enormous planet, perhaps up to 10 times the size of Earth, not yet seen, but possibly influencing the orbit of 2012 VP113, as well as other inner Oort cloud objects.
With the discovery of 2012 VP113 it is now clear Sedna is not unique and is likely the second known member of the hypothesized inner Oort cloud, the likely origin of some comets.
As we determined in the paper cited above, in the Solar System the Oort Cloud dominates the total angular momentum, its contribution being nearly 60 times the angular momentum of the planets, but the value has large uncertainty.