Tuesday, November 17, 2015

V774104: a Dwarf Planet Half the Diameter of Pluto at 103 AU, end of the Kuiper Belt or Beginning of the Oort Cloud?

Newly discovered small Solar System body V774104 may seem just another tiny, cold and remote world beyond Neptune but this is an important discovery as its mere existence suggests that the wastes of the outer Solar System are considerably more populous than we thought a couple of decades ago.

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