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Quaoar is a dwarf planet orbiting the Sun in the Kuiper belt. Similar to the very likely dwarf planets Varuna and Ixion, Quaoar is moderately red in colour, reflecting more red and infrared than blue.

Quaoar has one satellite called Weywot. Weywot is 54 km in equatorial diameter. Weywot orbits Quaoar with a semi-major axis of 14,500 km and an eccentricity of 0.14.

See Also

Object Inner Solar System

Asteroid belt

Outer Solar System

Kuiper Belt

Scattered Disc Extended Scattered Disc-Oort Cloud
Star The Sun -

Planet

Mercury Venus

Earth

Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune
Minor planet

Comet

Comet Halley

  • Quaoar
    • Weywot
Comet Hale-Bopp

References

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