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Day: September 10, 2005

Trio Makes Discoveries in the Kuiper Belt

Trio Makes Discoveries in the Kuiper Belt

On July 29th, three astronomers identified what they believe to be a 10th planet. The same astronomers have made two other discoveries in the last year. They’ve found two new objects orbitting Pluto. They don’t believe they are planets, though they confess they aren’t really sure what they are. They’ve given the objects the names: Xena, Santa, and Easterbunny (the last two named after the time of year they were discovered). The three new objects are the largest object found…

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