From: USGS Astrogeology
Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The name Makemake has been approved for the transneptunian dwarf planet (136472) 2005 FY9.
Makemake is a creator god of Rapa Nui (Easter Island).
Makemake (also represented as Make-make or MakeMake; [ˈmɑkeˈmɑke] (help·info)) in the Rapa Nui mythology of Easter Island, was the creator of humanity, the god of fertility and the chief god of the "Tangata manu" or bird-man cult (this cult succeeded the islands more famous Moai era).
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