List of minor planets

The following is a list of numbered minor planets in ascending numerical order. With the exception of comets, minor planets are all small bodies in the Solar System, including asteroids, distant objects and dwarf planets. The catalog consists of hundreds of pages, each containing 1000 minor planets. Every year, the Minor Planet Center, which operates on behalf of the International Astronomical Union, publishes thousands of newly numbered minor planets in its Minor Planet Circulars (see index). As of November 2021, there are 607,011 numbered minor planets out of a total of 1,148,106 observed small Solar System bodies, with the remainder being unnumbered minor planets and comets.


The following is a list of numbered minor planets in ascending numerical order. With the exception of comets, minor planets are all small bodies in the Solar System, including asteroids, distant objects and dwarf planets. The catalog consists of hundreds of pages, each containing 1000 minor planets. Every year, the Minor Planet Center, which operates on behalf of the International Astronomical Union, publishes thousands of newly numbered minor planets in its Minor Planet Circulars (see index). As of November 2021, there are 607,011 numbered minor planets out of a total of 1,148,106 observed small Solar System bodies, with the remainder being unnumbered minor planets and comets.
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