Pluto's Moon May Have Company
Pluto's Moon May Have Company
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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.


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

Credits

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