Relative sizes of the largest known Kuiper Belt
In this schematic diagram the relative sizes of the largest Kuiper Belt Objects (KBO) are illustrated. The newly discovered object, 2001 KX76 (diameter about 1200 km), is the largest known KBO and is even larger than Pluto's moon, Charon. For comparison Pluto's diameter is about 2300 km.
About the Image
|Release date:||23 August 2001, 15:00|
|Size:||2972 x 1113 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Kuiper Belt Object|
|Type:||• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid|