Sky Chart Showing Location of KBO "Quaoar"

Approximately half the size of Pluto, the icy world 2002 LM60, dubbed "Quaoar" (pronounced kwa-whar) by its discoverers, is the farthest object in the solar system ever to be resolved by a telescope.

Credit:

NASA/ESA and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0217j
Type:Chart
Release date:7 October 2002, 06:00
Size:720 x 576 px

About the Object

Name:Libra, Ophiuchus, Pluto, Quaoar, Sagittarius, Scorpius, Serpens
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body
• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
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