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The Exploration of the Transneptunian Population

  • Brian G. Marsden (a1)

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The recognition of the extensive population of bodies in the outer Solar System has been arguably the most significant discovery about the Solar System from groundbased observations during the twentieth century. Our understanding of the transneptunian population is still quite flawed in its details, although a plausible picture has been emerging.

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