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Liftoff of the CRS-29 mission carrying food, supplies, science and much more to the International Space Station this evening (10/11) Jerry Pike Photography for SpaceX FrontPage
 

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Haumea​

Haumea is a dwarf planet located beyond Neptune's orbit. It was discovered in 2004 by a team headed by Mike Brown of Caltech at the Palomar Observatory in the United States and disputably also in 2005 by a team headed by José Luis Ortiz Moreno at the Sierra Nevada Observatory in Spain.



Haumea - NASA Science


Quick Facts
  • A day on Haumea is about four Earth hours.
  • It takes 285 Earth years for Haumea to orbit the Sun.
  • Haumea's radius is about 385 miles or 620 kilometers.
  • Haumea has two known moons: Namaka is the inner moon, and Hi'iaka.
 
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