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.


NASA/ESA and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
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

Image Formats

Large JPEG
60.5 KB
Screensize JPEG
113.5 KB

Also see our

Accelerated by CDN77