Tenth planet discovered in outer solar system

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Astronomers have found a tenth planet, larger than Pluto and nearly three times farther from the Sun as Pluto is today.Temporarily designated 2003 UB313, the new planet is the most distant object yet seen in the solar system, 97 times farther from the Sun than the Earth is. It also is the largest body yet found orbiting in the Kuiper belt, the group of icy bodies including Pluto which orbit beyond Neptune.
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