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