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Noun1.Quaoar - a planetoid discovered in 2002
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Sedna, Orcus, Quaoar are some TNOs, that are not yet recognised as dwarf planets by the organisation.
And now instead of just nine planets, we have eight planets and scores of other worlds out beyond Pluto - Makemake, Quaoar, Sedna and Varuna, to name a few.
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New Horizons recently observed the Kuiper Belt object Quaoar (Kwa-war), which at 690 miles or 1,100 kilometers in diameter is roughly half the size of Pluto.
In order of their discovery, they are Pluto, Quaoar, 2002 MS4, Sedna, Orcus, Salacia, Haumea, Eris, Makemake, and 2007 OR10.
Namely, they include Atlax, a low-level framework that interacts with the operating system, Sulfur, the physics engine, SulfurChamber, a sandbox aimed at experiencing and experimenting with Sulfur, and Escape from Quaoar, a complete video game based on Sulfur.
Information about a possible occultation of a magnitude 15 star by TNO (50000) Quaoar over Europe and North Africa on 2012 Feb 17 was distributed through the BAA and TA networks, but unfortunately weather conditions prevented a successful monitoring of this event from the UK (and elsewhere).
The dwarf planet Quaoar (kwa-war) and its satellite Weywot present some unusual features.
There is, however, one other dwarf planet that's both red and covered with water ice: Quaoar, which Brown helped discover in 2002.
If it turns out that Snow White does indeed have methane, it will join Quaoar as one of only two dwarf planets that straddle the border between the handful of objects large enough to hold onto volatile compounds, and the smaller bodies that make up the vast majority of KBOs.
Quaoar was discovered in 2002; its diameter almost half the size of Pluto's and its orbit was more planetary (p.
Several other large KBOs have been discovered recently, including Quaoar (2002 LM60) and Orcus (2004 DW).