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Dwarf planet wannabe Sedna is considerably smaller than previously assumed, according to a new study of Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs). Once the most distant object observed in the solar system, Sedna was thought to have a diameter of around 1700km. But a new paper, dubbed "TNOs are Cool": A survey of the trans-Neptunian region …

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Yag
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Poor Kuiper belt's objects...

They keep on being downgraded...

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They're going after Neptune next...

Perhaps lots of stuff is smaller than previously thought....

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Re: They're going after Neptune next...

But not Uranus?

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Water ice?

So, it's shrinking because... the ice is melting? Nahh, hell, that doens't make sense. So, what, is New Horizons going to use it to make a really big-assed G&T?

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