Skip to comments.Newfound pink world lurks at solar system fringes
Posted on 03/26/2014 12:06:45 PM PDT by Red BadgerEdited on 03/26/2014 12:07:56 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7½ billion miles from the sun.
It's the second such object to be discovered in a region of space beyond Pluto long considered a celestial wasteland. Until now, the lone known resident in this part of the solar system was an oddball dwarf planet spotted in 2003 named Sedna after the mythological Inuit goddess who created the sea creatures of the Arctic.
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This combination of images provided by the Carnegie Institution for Science shows a new solar system object dubbed 2012 VP113, indicated by the yellow arrow, that was observed on November 2012 through a telescope in Chile. New research published in the journal Nature reveals its the second object to be discovered in the far reaches of the solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto. (AP Photo/Carnegie Institution for Science, Scott S. Sheppard)
Pink Planet Ping!................
Planet Claire? (It has pink air.)
Planet Claire, The B-52s
Pink? Is the name of this planet “Gayanus?
Which one’s Pink?
She drove a Plymouth Satellite faster than the speed of light.
FINALLY! A home world for the Gays!!
Did panthers evolve there?
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Read that on Space.com. Pretty cool. We have no idea what is in cold storage at the edge of our solar system.
WTH, extra to APoD, along with a link to the impermissable graphic that will soon be deleted.
think it might have Rock Lobsters at the love shack?
Which One is Pink?
Oh...and have a cigar.
Distant new world may point to undiscovered planets in solar system
Todays discovery of dwarf planet 2012 VP113 suggests that many planet-sized worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto, maybe even a giant Super Earth
You mean the 7th planet.
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