|Diameter|| ~1,500 km|
|Distance from the Sun|| 6.85 billion km|
4.25 billion mi.
|Number of moons||0|
|Length of day||0 hours|
|Length of year||309 years|
|Atmosphere Components||Red or pink color|
Makemake (136472) is a dwarf planet and perhaps the largest Kuiper belt object (KBO) in the classical population, with a diameter that is about 2/3 the size of Pluto. Makemake was discovered on March 31, 2005, by a team led by Michael Brown, and announced on July 29, 2005. Makemake was recognized as a dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in July 2008.