Stealing Sedna

An artist's conception of Sedna. this assumes that Sedna has a tiny as yet undiscovered moon. Image credit; NASA/JPl-Caltech

An artist’s conception of Sedna. This depiction assumes that Sedna has a tiny as yet undiscovered moon. Image credit; NASA/JPl-Caltech

Turns out, our seemly placid star had a criminal youth of cosmic proportions.

A recent study out from Leiden Observatory and Cornell University may shed light on the curious case of one of the solar system’s more exotic objects: 90377 Sedna.(…)
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