Evidence for an Extended Scattered Disk

  title={Evidence for an Extended Scattered Disk},
  author={Brett J. Gladman and Matthew J. Holman and T. Grav and J. J. Kavelaars and Philip D. Nicholson and Kaare Aksnes and J. M. Petit},
Abstract By telescopic tracking, we have established that the transneptunian object (TNO) 2000 CR 105 has a semimajor axis of 220±1 AU and perihelion distance of 44.14±0.02 AU, beyond the domain which has heretofore been associated with the “scattered disk” of Kuiper Belt objects interacting via gravitational encounters with Neptune. We have also firmly established that the TNO 1995 TL 8 has a high perihelion (of 40.08±0.02 AU). These objects, and two other recent discoveries which appear to… 

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