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Red Dwarf: Planet beyond Neptune confirmed as third-largest in the solar system

Red Dwarf: Planet beyond Neptune confirmed as third-largest in the solar system Astronomers have confirmed that the dwarf planet 2007 OR10 is one of the largest objects beyond the orbit of Neptune that we’re currently aware of.By using these two sources, the researchers were able to confirm that 2007 OR10 is larger than we first thought, with a much slower rotation period.

Grim Dawn - Better with a Partner - PC Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

Grim Dawn - Better with a Partner - PC Review | Chalgyr's Game Room Crate Entertainment has put enormous effort into Grim Dawn since they’ve started which was clear to see throughout the various stages of its Early Access development.As it stands now there are still constant updates and the Crucible or even Custom Game option have yet to be implemented*.

Where are all the large impact craters on Ceres?

Where are all the large impact craters on Ceres? Astronomers agree with you — most of the rocks in our asteroid belt look pretty careworn.So they expected that when NASA’s Dawn spacecraft got to Ceres, they would see similarly many large impact craters marring the dwarf planet’s surface, just like every other rocky thing in our entire solar system.

This week in space: NASA fact-checks the Enterprise, Curiosity controls its own laser, and Ceres’ mysterious remodeling

This week in space: NASA fact-checks the Enterprise, Curiosity controls its own laser, and Ceres’ mysterious remodeling Here’s what happened this week, in case you missed it the first time around.A remote update gave the Curiosity rover’s AI control over which rocks to vaporize with its on-board laser.

This week in space: Ceres, Io, and an interesting answer to the Fermi paradox

This week in space: Ceres, Io, and an interesting answer to the Fermi paradox From exoplanet research and Io’s unusual atmosphere to triple supernovas, it’s been an interesting week.From Harvard this week comes a compelling and evidence-based answer to the evergreen question: if there’s life beyond our planet, where is it?

The week in space: A failed Milky Way, a shadow Planet 9 and an earth-shattering kaboom

The week in space: A failed Milky Way, a shadow Planet 9 and an earth-shattering kaboom It’s still sending us photos from Ceres, well after its planned EOL, and NASA intends to wring out every bit of science it can.Speaking of cold, dark things that are unhelpfully far away and difficult to observe, scientists presented evidence for another planetoid in our solar system, dubbed Planet 9 (from outer space!

NASA releases new image of mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres

NASA releases new image of mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres Depending on how you want to define a planet, Ceres could almost be a fit.Most recently, Dawn moved to an altitude of 960 miles (1480 kilometers), which is how the latest images of the bright spots were captured.