New comet-like object found in the solar system

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The orbit of the newly discovered solar system object SQ372 (blue), in comparison to the orbits of Neptune, Pluto, and Sedna (white, green, red) are shown in this handout graphic provided by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey on 18 August 2008. The location of the Sun is marked by the yellow dot at... SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY HANDOUT, EPA