Planetoid on the Fringe: Solar system record breaker

8:44am, March 17, 2004

Lurking more than 13 billion kilometers from Earth in the coldest, remotest part of the solar system, a newly discovered body lies three times farther from the sun than Pluto does. It's the most distant object ever found to orbit the sun and the largest denizen of the solar system discovered since Pluto in 1930.

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