Saturday, July 19, 2008
The Biggest Worlds of the Kuiper Belt
As reported earlier the I.A.U has decided that Makemake is joining Eris and Pluto as Dwarf Planets of the Kuiper Belt. Here's a look at the biggest known objects of the Kuiper Belt. Eris, Makemake, 2003 EL61, Sedna, Orcus, and Quaoar were all discovered here at Palomar. Six out of eight isn't bad.