Nessus Shell

For Ghosts who travel the labyrinths of Nessus.


7066 Nessus

  • Planetoid (a type of icy minor planet)
  • In the centaur region of our outer solar system in the Kuiper belt


  • Small solar system bodies with a semi-major axis between those of the outer planets
  • They have unstable orbits because they cross or have crossed the orbits of one or more of the giant planets; almost all their orbits have dynamic lifetimes roughly only a few million years
  • Typically behave with characteristics of both asteroids and comets
  • Named after the mythological centaurs that were a mixture of horse and human

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