Kuiper Belt, New Horizons
1 Sep , 2016 by Nancy Atkinson
Now more than a year after its historic flyby of Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft continues to speed through the Kuiper Belt. The spacecraft recently spotted another KBO, one of Pluto’s pals, Quaoar.
Astronomy, Dwarf Planets, Guide to Space
27 Aug , 2015 by Matt Williams
Quaoar, a dwarf planet that orbits within the Kuiper Belt, was discovered in 2002 by astronomers from Caltech. Like the discovery of Eris, its existence has added to the classification debate.
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