Astronomers claim to have found a 10th planet beyond Pluto. Though there is some continued debate as to the "planet-ness" of Pluto, astronomers are calling this object a planet since they are confident that this object, dubbed 2003 UB313, is much larger than Pluto. Apparently it's a good day for Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs), since an object, 2003 EL61,70% the size of Pluto was also announced today. Man, two TNOs in one day? It's like Christmas. Maybe that's why they nicknamed 2003 EL61 "Santa". Update Astronomer Mike Brown's webpage about the 10th planet states "We have proposed a name to the IAU and will announce it when that name is accepted." Hmmm.. Can anyone fathom a guess of the secret name? (Hint: take a look at the page title.. or url..)
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