Trans-Neptunian object Current Affairs, GK & News

NASA: finds Evidence of Water on Ultima Thule

(486958) 2014 MU69, also known as Ultima Thule, is a small, distant celestial object located in the Kuiper Belt, a region of the solar system beyond Neptune that is home to many small, icy objects. Ultima Thule was discovered in 2014 by the New Horizons spacecraft and was visited by the spacecraft on January 1, ..

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2007 OR10: The Snow White Planet with Water Ice

2007 OR10 is the name of a trans-Neptunian object, which has been largest body in the Solar System without a name. It was discovered in 2007 by former graduate student Meg Schwamb of the California Institute of Technology. This dwarf planet nicknamed Snow White orbits at the edge of the Solar System. Roughly half the ..

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