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- (UK) IPA: /ˈkaɪ.pə(ɹ).bɛlt/, SAMPA: /"kaI.p@(r).bElt/
- (WEAE) IPA: /ˈkaɪ.pɚ.bɛlt/, SAMPA: /"kaI.p@`.bElt/
Note: “Kuiper” is a Dutch surname, and may also be pronounced in the Dutch manner. However, Gerard Kuiper himself used an American pronunciation.
- A region of space between 30 and 50 Astronomical Units from the sun, roughly confined within a thick band around the ecliptic. This area is populated by many thousands of trans-Neptunian objects.
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