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New Dwarf Planet - Haumea
« on: September 20, 2008, 12:54:45 AM »
We have a newly classified dwarf planet Haumea. Discovered in 2004 its temporary designation was 2003 EL61.
Our Solar System now has 8 planets and 5 dwarf planets.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haumea_(dwarf_planet)
http://space.newscientist.com/article/dn14759-controversial-dwarf-planet-finally-named-haumea.html

In the latest release of Universe Sandbox all of the included systems that included the body 2003 EL61 have been updated with the new name and classification.

Check out what's new in the latest release:
http://universesandbox.com/about/whatsnew.htm


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