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News Release 477 of 948

September 6, 2003 03:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2003-25

Farthest, Faintest Solar System Objects Found Beyond Neptune

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: 2000 FV530
2003 BF91, 2003 BG91, and 2003 BH91
Object Description: Kuiper Belt Objects
About the Data
Data Description: This image was created from HST data from proposal 9433: G. Bernstein and D. Trilling (U. Pennsylvania); R. Malhotra (U. Arizona); L. Allen (U. British Columbia); M. Brown (Caltech); and M. Holman (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): January/February 2003
Filters: F606W (Wide V)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA and G. Bernstein (University of Pennsylvania)
Release Date: September 6, 2003