Makemake
Solar System

Dwarf Planet Facts: Makemake

January 22, 2018 Peter Christoforou 0

The image above shows the dwarf planet 136472 Makemake, which with a diameter roughly 60% that of Pluto is possibly the biggest object in the “classical population” of the Kuiper belt. Upon its discovery by […]

Dwarf Planet Facts: Pluto
Solar System

Dwarf Planet Facts: Pluto

January 10, 2018 Peter Christoforou 0

The image above shows a near true color picture of the dwarf planet designated 134340 Pluto, the first object to be discovered in the Kuiper Belt after Clyde Tombaugh identified it in 1930. Pluto is […]