Calling it a “belt” might make you think that the Kuiper Belt could have a Millennium Falcon dodging asteroids through it, but not at all. It’s extremely empty. Not entirely empty as it does have uncountable rocky and icy objects, some literally as big as planets (like Pluto, which isn’t even the biggest), but they are each farther apart from each other than Mars is from Earth, on a good day. It’s the scrappy crumbs left over from planet formation, the only thing left before you hit the Oort Cloud, where comets come from. It’s dark and strange and far away.

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