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Dwarf Planet Makemake Lacks Atmosphere

22 Nov 2012, 10:09 UTC
Dwarf Planet Makemake Lacks Atmosphere
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Source: ESO Science Release eso1246 Artist’s impression of the surface of the dwarf planet Makemake . Image credits: ESO/L. Calçada/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org) Astronomers have used three telescopes at ESO’s observatories in Chile to observe the dwarf planet Makemake as it drifted in front of a distant star and blocked its light. The new observations have [...]

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