Tucked away in the Kuiper Belt, Haumea is a dwarf planet named after the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth. It was discovered in 2004 and recognized as a dwarf planet in 2008.
Haumea is a Kuiper Belt plutoid which are a class of dwarf planets similar to Pluto. It has a long elliptical orbit which is inclined relative to Earth's orbit. It is on average much further from the sun than even Pluto is though for part of it's orbit it passes inside Pluto's orbit.
It has very little gravity
No.No there isn't.
Waiting for the perfect launch windows, it would still take well over 10 years for a small probe to get to Haumea. A manned ship would take even longer.
Haumea appears very bright, since 65-80% of its surface is covered in crystalline water ice. The rest is probably rocky. A large dark red area was seen in September 2009, possibly a large crater or other impact feature. In shape, it is ellipsoidal, resembling a rugby ball or an American...
Haumea is named after the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth. Its two known moons, Hi'iaka and Namaka, are also named after characters in Hawaiian mythology.
The people who have been the closest to Haumea were the Apollo astronauts in orbit around the moon. At about 250,000 miles further out from the Earth, this distance is insignificant, since Haumea is over fifty times the distance from the Sun than Earth orbits at.
As we don't fully know what its resources are, we cannot put a price on it in that way. As a relic of the early Solar System, it could be considered priceless.
A day on Haumea is very short compared to here on Earth. Haumea's rotational period is just 3.9155 hours.
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One day on Haumea is 2 hours
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As far as I know, no dwarf planet has rings. The only planets (in our Solar System) known to have rings are the four giant planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
Haumea has a gravitational pull of just 0.63m/s2, which is between one fifteenth and one sixteenth of that of Earth.
Haumea is ellipsoid in shape. In this way it is not unlike a rugby ball or an American football.
Haumea is named after the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth. The names of its two moons, Hi'iaka and Namaka, also have their origins in Hawaiian mythology.
A 100 pound man on earth is 10.20401kg. The gravitational acceleration on Haumea is .44m/s^2 so that person would weigh 4.4897956 pounds on Haumea.
I'm not sure, but there is oxygen on most planets, most not having enough for earth organisms to survive.
rock and gas because...
Of note, first, Haumea is a dwarf planet, not a planet. Although very little is known about its surface, it is highly unlikely that it has any volcanoes.
No. Haumea is not classified as a planet. It is a dwarf planet.
No. Haumea is a dwarf planet and in terms of composition is more similar to a comet.
Haumea is a rocky, terrestrial dwarf planet.
One complete rotation takes 3.9155 hours.
In terms of mass, Earth is about 1400 times as massive as Haumea. In terms of volume, Earth is about 722.14 times bigger.
As far as we can tell, 65-80% of the surface is covered in crystalline water ice. The rest is likely rocky.
The equatorial surface gravity on the Plutoid dwarf Haumea is estimated at 0.44 m / s 2 . That's 4.49% of Earth's. If you weigh 200 pounds on Earth and somehow scored a ride to Haumea, you'd weigh just about 9 pounds there.
Haumea makes a complete rotation in just 3.9155 hours, making its day very short compared to Earth's.
Since one year on Haumea equals 284.12 Earth-years, any human living there would be less than a year old. Even the longest-lived humans would be less than a half year old.
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A day on Haumea is just 3.9155 hours. A year is equal to 284.12 Earth-years.
Haumea is sometimes known by its minor-planet designation, 136108 Haumea.
As far as we know, Haumea does not have an atmosphere, so there would be no wind.
As far as we know, Haumea does not have an atmosphere, so the wind speed would effectively be zero.
No. It is a dwarf planet, so it is three dimensional.
Haumea's rotational period is 3.9155 hours.
As far as we know, there is no atmosphere on Haumea, meaning there is no weather and no storms.
Haumea orbits between 34.952 and 51.483 AU from the Sun.
Haumea weighs (4.006 ± 0.040) x 1021 kg, or about 0.00066 Earths.
Like all dwarf planets, Haumea is significantly smaller than Earth.
It's a dwarf planet.
So far, no probes have explored Haumea. If we launched one now, it would take well over ten years to get there.
Haumea, the dwarf planet, unlike the other 8 planets that we're used to, is nowhere near spherical. So it has many different circumferences, depending on where and how you take the 'cross-section'. The on-line reference that I found describes Haumea's shape as something like a large potato, and...
It is a very fast-spinning object. Observations suggest a rotational period of less than four hours !
No, they are two different "dwarf Planets".
According to windows2universe.org, the surface gravity of the dwarf planet Haumea is 0.44 meters/second squared. (This is compared to Earth's gravity of 9.807 m/s squared).
As far as we know, Haumea does not have an atmosphere, though future advances in telescopes or probes may yet provide a definitive answer.
No. It is far too small and too far away to be seen with the naked eye. Even with the most advanced telescopes it wasn't discovered until 2004.
It takes Haumea 3.9155 to complete one rotation.
The surface gravity on Haumea is about 0.63m/s^2, which is between one fifteenth and one sixteenth that of Earth.
We do not know for certain at this time, but it is likely, since a perfectly smooth terrestrial planet is a near impossibility.
Yes, Haumea is a rocky, terrestrial planet.
Haumea is named after the Hawaiian goddess of childbirth. The names of its two known moons, Hi'iaka and Namaka, also have their origins in the Hawaiian pantheon.
It has a much weaker gravitational pull than Earth. Earth's pull is about 9.81 m/s^2 at sea level, while Haumea's is about 0.63m/s^2, or roughly one fifteenth of that on Earth.
In terms of mass, it is about one-third that of Pluto. Its radius is only about 20 km less than that of Pluto, making them very similar in size, though Haumea is very different in shape. Pluto is much more spherical, while Haumea is more oblong.
A 100 pound person would weigh 4.4852 pounds on Haumea. Flipping things around, if someone weighed 100 pounds on Haumea, they would weigh 2,229.5455 pounds on Earth.
So far, no. It would take a small, fast probe over ten years to get there, and even longer for a manned vessel. It is possible a probe mission will happen someday.
Home gained its dwarf planet title on September 17, 2008.
How much different is the gravity at the end of the dwarf planet Haumea than it is at the middle given that it is twice as long as it is wide?
The force depends on distance from the centre of gravity. If you are twice as far the gravity is one quarter as strong.
There is a lot of water on Haumea, though due to its cold temperatures, all of it (at least on the surface) is frozen. We do not know enough about its surface to definitively say if it has volcanoes, though other pieces of evidence suggest it might.
Haumea has a gravitational pull of 0.63m/s 2 , or betweenone fifteenth and one sixteenth that of Earth.
Haumea is a dwarf planet due to being an oval shape.
As far as we know right now, Haumea does not have an atmosphere, meaning there are no hurricanes.
A day on Haumea is very short, since its rotational period is just 3.9155 hours. It takes 284.12 Earth-years (103774 Earth-days) for it to completely orbit the Sun, which means there are 636,081.216 Haumean days in one Haumean year.
A small, fast probe would take over 10 years to get there in the best conditions. A manned ship would take much longer.
With our current spacecraft technology, getting a small probe out to the Kuiper Belt to visit a dwarf planet such as Haumea would take at least ten years. As technology improves spacecraft will get faster and more efficient, decreasing travel time, but until then it would take quite a long...
Haumea was nicknamed "Santa" because it was discovered shortly after Christmas by Mike Brown.
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The temperature is less than 5K c, or -402 degrees FahrenheitThe dwarf planet Haumea has an average of -241 degrees Celsius, although if you are looking for the highest and lowest temperatures, I have been searching for more than two hours because I also need the answer for the sixth grade project,...
Haumea takes 283.28 years to orbit the Sun.
At this time it is believed tha Haumea has no atmosphere.