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Astronomers Discover Most Distant Solar System Object to Date Beyond the Kuiper Belt

November 12, 2015

An artist’s concept of a trans-Neptunian object beyond the Kuiper Belt. Astronomers have discovered a new such object half the size of Pluto, named V774104, which at a distance of 103…

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New dwarf planet discovered, farther from the sun than any other object known. It is as far from the sun as Voyager 1, the most distant human-made object.

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