::List of possible dwarf planets


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Illustration of the relative sizes, albedos, and colours of the largest trans-Neptunian objects

It is estimated that there may be 200 dwarf planets in the Kuiper belt of the outer Solar System and up to 10,000 in the region beyond.<ref name=Brown>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=Stern2012>"Today we know of more than a dozen dwarf planets in the solar system [and] it is estimated that the ultimate number of dwarf planets we will discover in the Kuiper Belt and beyond may well exceed 10,000".The PI's Perspective</ref> The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has accepted four of these: Pluto, Eris, Haumea, and Makemake, as well as Ceres in the inner Solar System. This article lists these and the more likely of the remaining known possibilities.

List of possible dwarf planets sections
Intro   IAU naming procedures    Limiting values    Likeliest dwarf planets    See also    References    External links   

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