Tallbloke's Talkshop: Distant Object ‘DeeDee’ Makes the Dwarf Planet Grade

The solar system’s dwarf-planet population is about to increase by one, reports Space.com. The far-flung object 2014 UZ224 — informally known as DeeDee, for “Distant Dwarf” — is about 395 miles wide (635 kilometers), new observations reveal. That means the frigid object probably harbors enough mass to be shaped into a sphere by its own

2017-04-13 21:25


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