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Neptune's back yard just got 316 new residents

17 Mar 2020, 14:45 UTC
Neptune's back yard just got 316 new residents ASA/ESA/G. Bacon (STScI)

 

Out past Neptune lies a vast region of space, far from the light of the Sun. But it's not empty; in it are billions of small bodies called Trans-Neptunian Objects (or TNOs).

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