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The Dwarf Planet Pluto - Universe Today

After being officially discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930, Pluto spent close to a century being thought of as the ninth planet of our Solar System. In ...

Why The Former Planet Pluto Got Demoted : NPR

In 2006 the former ninth planet in the solar system, Pluto, got demoted to a mere Kuiper Belt object. The man who was in large part responsible for that ...

Pluto - Lowly Pluto astonishes: photos from New Horizons ...

This one of the sharpest views of Pluto that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft obtained during its flyby on July 14, 2015, released December 5. The pictures are part of ...

Pluto Has An Atmosphere, Moons, And Maybe Geological ...

Defying the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which names objects in space and redefined Pluto’s status in 2006, Stern and his colleagues have been calling ...

The New, Nerdy Mythology of Pluto’s Place Names | WIRED

The New, Nerdy Mythology of Pluto’s Place Names. Once you have pictures of a never-before-seen-up-close almost-planet, you have to start naming what you see.

NASA - Pluto and Its Moons: Charon, Nix and Hydra

Pluto and Its Moons: Charon, Nix and Hydra: 06.23.06 A pair of small moons orbiting Pluto, which were discovered by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, have been named Nix ...

Name the Moons of Pluto | SETI Institute

Let's name the moons of Pluto! Mark Showalter (SETI Institute), Franck Marchis (SETI Institute), Hal Weaver (Johns Hopkins University), Alan Boyle (NBC News) and ...

Pluto - Photojournal: NASA's Image Access Home Page

Your search criteria found 156 images Target is Pluto (and available satellites)

2 Pluto Moons Get New Names: Styx & Kerberus - Space.com

The International Astronomical Union has officially approved Kerberos and Styx as the new names for two of Pluto's moons. Image released on July 2, 2013.

Two of Pluto’s Moons Get Names From Greek Mythology’s ...

An image, taken in 2012, by the Hubble Space Telescope of Pluto and its moons. The two small moons labeled P4 and P5 have been renamed as Kerberos and Styx.

Photos of Pluto and Its Moons - Space.com

NASA's New Horizons probe captured these views of the Pluto moons Nix (yellow diamond) and Hydra (orange diamond) between Jan. 27 and Feb. 8, 2015.

Moons of Pluto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pluto's four small moons orbit Pluto at two to four times the distance of Charon, ranging from Styx at 42,700 kilometres to Hydra at 64,800 kilometres from the ...

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Signal From Pluto to ...

LAUREL, Md. — After a long day celebrating the arrival of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft at Pluto and wondering about its fate while it was out of radio ...

New Horizons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

New Horizons is the first mission in NASA's New Frontiers mission category, larger and more expensive than the Discovery missions but smaller than the Flagship Program.