The Solar System

The Kuiper Belt and Beyond

What are the largest Kuiper Belt Objects and how big are they?

The following table lists a few of the largest KBOs in our solar system that are currently known.

Name Geometric Mean Diameter (km)
Eris 2,300
Pluto 2,300
Sedna 1,500
Quaoar 1,200
Charon 1,200
Orcus 940
Varuna 890
Ixion 820
Chaos 560
Huya 500


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