NEW EXTREME TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS: TOWARD A SUPER-EARTH IN THE OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM

@article{Sheppard2016NEWET,
  title={NEW EXTREME TRANS-NEPTUNIAN OBJECTS: TOWARD A SUPER-EARTH IN THE OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM},
  author={Scott S. Sheppard and Chadwick A. Trujillo},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={152}
}
We are performing a wide and deep survey for extreme distant solar system objects. Our goal is to understand the high-perihelion objects Sedna and 2012 VP113 and determine if an unknown massive planet exists in the outer solar system. The discovery of new extreme objects from our survey of some 1080 square degrees of sky to over 24th magnitude in the r-band are reported. Two of the new objects, 2014 SR349 and 2013 FT28, are extreme detached trans-Neptunian objects, which have semimajor axes… 

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