Hundreds of new objects discovered in Kuiper Belt

Astronomers report 461 new objects found in Kuiper Belt thanks to the Dark Energy Camera. New total number of known bodies in the Kuiper Belt is now about 3 thousand.

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This cold dark region on the edge of solar system contains much more objects, but it is difficult to find them with our current technology. One of the best tools for this is Dark Energy Camera, which was initially developed for dark energy research.
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