Quaoar

JWST Observes the Kuiper Belt: Sedna, Gonggong, and Quaoar

Using data acquired by the JWST, an international team of planetary scientists have revealed new insights about some of the…

8 months ago

Dwarf Planet Quaoar has a Ring

Quaoar is one of about 3,000 dwarf planets in our Solar System's Kuiper Belt. Astronomers discovered it in 2002. It's…

1 year ago

New Horizons Spies Pluto’s Neighbor Quaoar

Now more than a year after its historic flyby of Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft continues to speed through the…

8 years ago

The (Possible) Dwarf Planet 2007 OR10

Within the Kuiper Belt lies the possible dwarf planet 2007 OR10, one of many objects that has forced astronomers to…

9 years ago

The Dwarf Planet Quaoar

Quaoar, a dwarf planet that orbits within the Kuiper Belt, was discovered in 2002 by astronomers from Caltech. Like the…

9 years ago

What Is The Kuiper Belt?

Dr. Mike Brown is a professor of planetary astronomy at Caltech. He's best known as the man who killed Pluto,…

9 years ago