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[NEWS] Five space science links: Neptunian Trojans, FarFarOut, Planet 9, black holes, M31N 2008-12a

  • What is up with the unexpectedly colourful Neptunian Trojan asteroids? Scientific American reports.
  • Universe Today notes the very recent discovery of outer system body FarFarOut, 140 astronomical units away.
  • Universe Today looks at the latest evidence for the existence of Planet Nine, in the twisted orbits of outer solar system bodies.
  • Daily Galaxy notes that a hundred million black holes, almost all of them unknown to us, likely exist in the Milky Way Galaxy.
  • Evan Gough at Universe Today reports on the mysterious recurring nova M31N 2008-12a, exploding once a year off in the Andromeda Galaxy.
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