16 Snapshots of Quaoar

This image is a composite of 16 snapshots of the object as it traveled across the sky. Quaoar is in a circular orbit around the Sun. The snapshots were taken over a 29- minute span on July 5.

Credit:

NASA/ESA and M. Brown (Caltech)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0217d
Type:Observation
Release date:7 October 2002, 06:00
Size:342 x 222 px

About the Object

Name:2002 LM60, Quaoar
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
330 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

Image Formats

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