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Ssc2004 05c

Artwork • March 15th, 2004 • ssc2004-05c

ssc2004-05c

The artist's rendition shows the newly discovered planet-like object, dubbed "Sedna," in relation to other bodies in the Solar System, including Earth and its Moon; Pluto; and Quaoar, a planetoid beyond Pluto that was until now the largest known object beyond Pluto. The diameter of Sedna is slightly smaller than Pluto's but likely somewhat larger than Quaoar.

About the Object

Name
EarthMoonPlutoSednaQuaoar
Type
Interplanetary Body > Dwarf planet
Planet > Type > Terrestrial
Planet > Satellite