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July 20, 2011 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-23

NASA's Hubble Discovers Another Moon Around Pluto

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Image: Pluto's Satellite System

Pluto's Satellite System

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This illustration shows the relative orbits of Pluto's moons: Charon, Nix, P4, and Hydra. The orbits are nearly circular and tilted to our line of sight, so they appear elongated.

Object Name: Pluto

Image Type: Illustration

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

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