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THE FIFTH DWARF PLANET   Haumea

THE FIFTH DWARF PLANET Haumea

Haumea is over 1200 miles across....

136108 Haumea is the correct designation here...Haumea is an ELLIPSOID dwarf planet discovered by Mike Brown of Caltech in 2004, though a controversy does exist as to WHO really made the discovery...

Haumea resides just beyond NEPTUNE in the KUIPER BELT...

It is named after the Hawaiian Goddess of fertility. It's TWO MOONS are called Hi iaka and Namaka....

It's egg-like shape may just be the result of it's incredibly rapid rotation, but that is merely a quick theory...



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