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NASA Hubble Telescope Spots A Makemake Moon

April 29, 2016 |

Our solar system is a huge place, it’s true edge stretches far beyond the Kuiper belt. Maybe, you are familiar with Pluto, the demoted planet and the most famous dwarf planet within the Kuiper belt, but there are too many objects beyond it; actually, there are dwarf planets larger than Pluto residing there. Read More

Did You Know? Dwarf Planet MakeMake

April 4, 2014 |

Discovered on March 31, 2005 by Michael Brown and his team at the Palomar Observatory, the dwarf planet, Makemake, is the third largest dwarf planet in the solar system (perhaps the largest Kuiper belt object -wikipedia), with a diameter that is about 2/3 the size of Pluto. Read More

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