Sedna
Proper noun
  1. (mythology, Inuit mythology) The Inuit goddess of the sea and marine animals.
  2. (astronomy) 90377 Sedna, a trans-Neptunian object, possibly a dwarf planet, whose eccentric detached orbit is wholly beyond the Kuiper belt.
    • 2007, C. Murray, David Brodie, Ice, Rock, and Beauty: A Visual Tour of the New Solar System, page 32 ↗,
      Scattered beyond the Kuiper Belt is a disk of objects such as Eris and Sedna.
    • 2010, Rodney S. Gomes, Jean S. Soares, Sedna, 2004 VN112 and 2000 CR105: the tip of an iceberg, Julio A. Fernández, Daniela Lazzaro, Dina Prialnik, Rita Schulz (editors), Icy Bodies of the Solar System: Proceedings of the 263rd Symposium of the International Astronomical Union (IAU S263), page 67 ↗,
      We review two main scenarios that may have implanted Sedna, 2004 VN112 and 2000 CR105 on their current peculiar orbits.
Translations
  • French: Sedna
  • Portuguese: Sedna
  • Russian: Се́дна
Translations
  • French: Sedna
  • Portuguese: Sedna
  • Russian: Се́дна



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