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2003UB313 Artist's Concept of 2003UB313

Beyond Pluto: The Discovery of 2003 UB313

Dr. Michael Brown
Professor of Planetary Astronomy,
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology

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Thursday, September 14 The von Kármán Auditorium at JPL
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA

For directions, click here.
Friday, September 15 The Vosloh Forum at Pasadena City College
1570 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA

For directions, click here.

Both lectures begin at 7 p.m. PDT and run for approximately an hour.

Admission is free. Seating is limited.
For more information, call (818) 354-0112.

This lecture will discuss the recently found 2003 UB313 (currently named at the time of printing), an object larger than Pluto and with an orbit at least twice as large. This lecture will fill us in on the latest thoughts about the new definition of a planet and how astronomers are continuing to find larger (and smaller) bodies in the outskirts of our solar system.

To learn more about 2003 UB313, click here.

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