Dwarf Planets are bodies in the Solar System. To be considered a dwarf planet a body must:-

  1. orbit the sun and not be a satellite of any smaller body.
  2. have a gravitational field strong enough to give it a roughly sperical shape.
  3. not have cleared out other bodies orbiting in its field.

There are currently five known dwarf planets in the Solar system:

  • Sedna may be a dwarf planet.

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