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Friday, March 28, 2014

Newfound pink world lurks at solar system fringes

It doesn't look pink, but 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 through a telescope in Chile. New research published in the journal Nature reveals it's the second object discovered in the far reaches of the solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto.