A SOUTHERN SKY AND GALACTIC PLANE SURVEY FOR BRIGHT KUIPER BELT OBJECTS

@article{Sheppard2010ASS,
  title={A SOUTHERN SKY AND GALACTIC PLANE SURVEY FOR BRIGHT KUIPER BELT OBJECTS},
  author={Scott S. Sheppard and Andrzej Udalski and Chadwick A. Trujillo and Marcin Kubiak and Grzegorz Pietrzyński and Radosław Poleski and Igor Soszyński and Michał K. Szymański and Krzysztof Ulaczyk},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={142}
}
About 2500 deg2 of sky south of declination −25° and/or near the Galactic Plane were surveyed for bright outer solar system objects. This survey is one of the first large-scale southern sky and Galactic Plane surveys to detect dwarf planets and other bright Kuiper Belt Objects in the trans-Neptunian region. The survey was able to obtain a limiting R-band magnitude of 21.6. In all, 18 outer solar system objects were detected, including Pluto which was detected near the Galactic center using… 
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