Dwarf Planet Haumea Shows Ring Systems Aren’t Just for the Biggest Worlds

Rings circle the solar system’s largest planets. Saturn has the most famous…

The Third Largest Dwarf Planet in the Solar System Isn’t Traveling Alone

Millions of miles beyond Pluto in the cold, dark regions of the…

Dawn Approaches on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is lining up its approach on the dwarf planet…

Looking Good Ceres. Dawn Spacecraft Nears Dwarf Planet

Every day NASA’s Dawn spacecraft gets closer to the dwarf planet Ceres.…

Dawn Gives Us Another Ceres Image. Another Look at Its Mysterious Bright Spots

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured another image of the dwarf planet, Ceres. You can see the bright spots featured prominently once again. Scientists aren’t sure what exactly it is, but we will be getting better resolution images as Dawn continues to get closer to Ceres.

Now What? NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Enters Ceres Orbit

NASA achieves another milestone. Its Dawn spacecraft has become the first to…

Meet V774104 – One of the Solar System’s Most Distant Objects

It took more than 9 years for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to…

How Dwarf Planet 2007 OR10 Stayed in the Shadows

The most sophisticated telescopes discover galaxies millions of light-years away. Kepler sees…

Meet the Telescope That Just Discovered the Newest Dwarf Planet

You don’t need the latest and greatest telescope to make a discovery.…

Why Scientists Keep Finding Dwarf Planets

8.5 billion miles away from the Sun sits a cold world bathed…