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Dwarf Planet Stretches Solar System's Edge


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Oort cloud objects orbits

This orbit diagram shows the paths of Oort cloud objects 2012 VP113 (red) and Sedna (orange), which circle the Kuiper belt (blue) at the Solar System's edge.

Credit: Scott S. Sheppard/Carnegie Institution for Science

The Solar System just got a lot more far-flung.

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