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published by the California Institute of Technology
This website, by Caltech astronomer Mike Brown, presents information on Sedna, an object believed to be from the Oort cloud. The site includes a description of the Oort cloud, a history of Sedna's discovery, and commentary on the new definition of a planet.  Illustrations include the discovery image of Sedna
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Restriction: © 2007 Mike Brown, California Institute of Technology
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Keywords: Sedna, Kuiper Belt, Oort cloud, dwarf planet, solar system
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 27, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Aug 22, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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(California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2007), WWW Document, (
Sedna, (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2007), <>.
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Sedna. (2007, June 26). Retrieved June 20, 2019, from California Institute of Technology:
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California Institute of Technology. Sedna. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, June 26, 2007. (accessed 20 June 2019).
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Sedna. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 2007. 26 June 2007. 20 June 2019 <>.
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