Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Hubble finds 10th planet slightly larger than Pluto



Anyone want to guess how many planets there are in our solar system? Who wants "more than 20"? Do I hear "more than 25"? Any takers?

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has resolved the "tenth planet," nicknamed "Xena," for the first time and has found that it is only just a little larger than Pluto.


All kidding aside, apparently there are a few more large bodies out there in what is known as the Kuiper Belt. Check them out below.




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