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Kepler and Herschel Telescopes Team Up to Spy on a Dwarf Planet

Motherboard - ‎May 14, 2016‎
New research published in the Astrophysical Journal shows it's only slightly smaller than Pluto and Eris, which could upgrade it to dwarf planet status. If so, it would take the title of third largest dwarf planet away from Makemake. Dubbed 2007 OR10 ...

Dwarf planet Haumea's lunar system smaller than anticipated

Astronomy Now Online - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Pluto and Haumea are the only outer system bodies with more than one moon. Pluto boasts the very large Charon and four tiny moons.
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Haumean Moons Deepen The Dwarf Planet Mystery

Universe Today - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The dwarf planets in our Solar System are some of the most interesting objects around. Of course, all of the Solar System objects–and anything in nature, really–are fascinating when you really focus on them.

Decoding the past

Deccan Herald - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Italian astronomer, Giuseppe Piazzi working in Palermo, Sicily discovered a small planet in that gap in 1801. This coincidentally was in the exact position predicted by astronomers Johann Daniel Titius and Johann Elert Bode.
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Beyond Pluto: Meet The New Horizons Spacecraft's Next Target

Popular Science - ‎May 19, 2016‎
"Scattered KBOs," like the dwarf planet Eris, were flung outward by the influence of Neptune, explaining their highly elliptical orbits.

Library patrons take a trip to Pluto in Rockaway Township

New Jersey Hills - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Paul Cirillo of Basking Ridge gives a lecture to Rockaway Township Library patrons Tuesday, May 17 on how the planets were discovered.
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Game for a spin around the Solar System?

The Hindu - ‎May 12, 2016‎
We know that the region of the universe consisting of our sun, the eight planets and their satellites, not to mention smaller bodies like dwarf planets, asteroids and comets, is known as the solar system. But do you know ... Pluto: Am I a planet, or am ...
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Which is the smallest planet

NAIJ.COM - ‎May 18, 2016‎
In 1978, scientists were able to measure the transverse size of the planet. According to their calculations it was 2,400 km.

Haumea e Plutone, simili ma così diversi

Media Inaf - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Ma, come ben sappiamo, nel nostro “vicinato” ci sono diversi pianeti nani che si sono meritati spesso i riflettori mediatici, come Plutone, Haumea, Eris e Makemake. Questa volta torniamo a parlare proprio di 136108 Haumea, ai confini del Sistema solare.