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  • noun Plural form of planetoid.

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Examples

  • It is a well-known fact, that there exist between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, what are called planetoids, about 500 in number, which are supposed to be the remnants of a broken or shattered world.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • Opposite motion of Sun with inner planets toward arriving Nibiru causes projection, appearant changes, such shapes of that outdoor planets,' planetoids' orbits.

    2012: NASA's Scientific Reality Check | Universe Today

  • Looking back, the spaceship was pretty much shaped like a sex toy and even at the age I was watching it I knew enough about astronomy and physics to know that their constant running into inhabited "planetoids" they were always "planetoids" for some reason, not moons or planets and mysterious lack of free-fall was silly, but I just loved their "running" effects and it made me giggle.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Looking back, the spaceship was pretty much shaped like a sex toy and even at the age I was watching it I knew enough about astronomy and physics to know that their constant running into inhabited "planetoids" they were always "planetoids" for some reason, not moons or planets and mysterious lack of free-fall was silly, but I just loved their "running" effects and it made me giggle.

    More Cartoon Nostalgia

  • We now know that it contains about nine hundred "planetoids," or small globes of from five to five hundred miles in diameter.

    The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

  • It seemed like decades ago that he had begun the project as a hobby in between building planetoids for superstars.

    365 tomorrows » 2009 » August : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • Stories will be set in deep space, on human or alien vessels, orbital platforms, rocks, planetoids, terraformed worlds and alien environments.

    2010 Australian Specfic Snapshot: Thoraiya Dyer

  • "Tiny prospecting ships led a hazardous life, threading their way through the rubble-strewn periphery of the system, avoiding meteor swarms, clouds of hull-eating bacteria, space pirates, peanut-size empires on remote artificial planetoids --"

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: The Infinites - Philip K. Dick

  • But starships with the fire-power to take out small planetoids becomes nothing more than frustrating when facing the return of the souls of the dead.

    Review: The Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton | Missions Unknown

  • The film is about the discussion of terraforming - taking planets and planetoids and balls of earth and trying to terraform, seed them with the possibilities of future life.

    Filmstalker: Ridley Scott talks Alien Prequel

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