You wait around for ages.. and then two turn up at the same time.. The slightly larger one – more here – found by the NASA-funded team snatched the headline from the slightly smaller one – which has a moon. Although they should probably start referring to orbiting bodies like this in a more accurate way.. Large Kuiper Belt Objects Found? or.. Large Trans-Neptunian Objects Found? Not quite as sexy a headline, is it? Now.. what’s the status of that other planet?.. Update Despite the reported preference for naming the new planet ‘Xena’ *sheesh* according to the updated website of the scientists who discovered it [scroll down], until confirmed, they are obligated to keep the suggested name to themselves.
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