formerly known as ) is a cubewano
, a Kuiper belt object
not in resonance
with any planet. Chaos was discovered in 1998 by the Deep Ecliptic Survey
, with Kitt Peak's
4 m telescope. It is large at about 560 km, and bright at H=4.755. It is named after the primeval state of existence
in Greek mythology
, from which the first gods appeared.
A jazz-fusion/progressive-rock band from Connecticut took their name after the cubewano.