It all began with a small dot moving across a computer screen.
That dot has now turned out to be a new dwarf planet, temporarily dubbed “RR245.” It’s a chunk of rock and ice about two thirds the size of California (north to south) orbiting amidst other small, icy worlds in the nether reaches of the solar system beyond Neptune.
Full article: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/image ... 4UWJOgrJhE
Those poor objects stuck in size between asteroids and true planets.
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