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ESO telescope reveals what could be the smallest dwarf planet yet in the solar system - Different Impulse
Astronomers using ESO’s SPHERE instrument at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) have revealed that the asteroid Hygiea could be classified as a dwarf planet. The object is the fourth largest in the asteroid belt after Ceres, Vesta, and Pallas. For the first time, astronomers have observed Hygiea in sufficiently high resolution to study its surface...