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Title: The Discovery of Sedna
Url: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~mbrown/sedna/
Creator: Brown, Mike
Publisher: California Institute of Technology
Description: This website, by Caltech astronomer Mike Brown, presents information on Sedna, an object believed to be from the Oort cloud. The site includes a description of the Oort cloud, a history of Sedna's discovery, and a discussion of the new definition of a planet. Illustrations include the discovery image of Sedna.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Interstellar matter -- Molecular clouds
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Comets
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Kuiper Belt
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Cosmology
Astronomy -- Star clusters
Astronomy -- Solar system
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
jpeg
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-05 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-12-29 11:22:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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