Reply to post: Shall we lose another planet

Saturday start for NASA's Lucy probe on its 12-year quest to map Jupiter's Trojan asteroids

Neoc
Devil

Shall we lose another planet

"...asteroids that share the same orbit as Jupiter by its interaction with the Sun's gravity"

Shouldn't Jupiter be stripped of it's "planet" status? It certainly hasn't <quote>“cleared the neighborhood” around its orbit<end quote> if there are still all those asteroids IN its orbit.

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