ESO says that the asteroid Hygiea could be a dwarf planet

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ESO astronomers have used the SPHERE instrument on the Very Large Telescope to look at the asteroid called Hygiea. The observations have shown that Hygeia could be classified as a dwarf planet. The object is said to be the fourth-largest asteroid in the belts behind Ceres, Vesta, and Pallas. Hygiea is special and may take the crown from Ceres as … Continue reading
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