The dwarf planet Quaoar was discovered in 2002 by the american astronomers Chad Trujillo and Michael Brown. Quaoar was the creator in the minds of the Tongva people, who lived in the area around Los Angeles (USA). The model of Quaoar, created by Poul Jörgensen Kastlösa Glasbruk, Öland, was inaugurated on November 18, 2017, in Gislaved’s library (right image). The project was iniiated by Gislaved’s Astronomical Society Orion.
Image to the right: Halvard Nilsson
Image below: Robert Cumming
Diameter: 6 cm
Distance from Globen: 340 km