Pluto's Moon May Have Company
Pluto's Moon May Have Company
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News release ID: STScI-2005-19
Release Date: Oct 31, 2005
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Hubble reveals two previously undetected satellites likely orbiting Pluto in the same plane as Pluto's moon, Charon. The two objects are estimated to have diameters between 40 and 125 miles (64 and 200 kilometers) and orbit roughly 27,000 miles (43,000 kilometers) from Pluto.

Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Kuiper Belt Objects, Moons, Pluto, Solar System


Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)