BEYOND THE KUIPER BELT EDGE: NEW HIGH PERIHELION TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS WITH MODERATE SEMIMAJOR AXES AND ECCENTRICITIES

@article{Sheppard2016BEYONDTK,
  title={BEYOND THE KUIPER BELT EDGE: NEW HIGH PERIHELION TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS WITH MODERATE SEMIMAJOR AXES AND ECCENTRICITIES},
  author={Scott S. Sheppard and Chadwick A. Trujillo and David J. Tholen},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={825}
}
We are conducting a survey for distant solar system objects beyond the Kuiper Belt edge (∼50 au) with new wide-field cameras on the Subaru and CTIO telescopes. We are interested in the orbits of objects that are decoupled from the giant planet region to understand the structure of the outer solar system, including whether a massive planet exists beyond a few hundred astronomical units as first reported in 2014 by Trujillo & Sheppard. In addition to discovering extreme trans-Neptunian objects… 

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