The Pluto system on May 15, 2005

These Hubble Space Telescope images, taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys, reveal Pluto, its large moon Charon, and the planet's two new candidate satellites.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), and the Hubble Space Telescope Pluto Companion Search Team

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0519b
Type:Observation
Release date:31 October 2005, 18:45
Size:400 x 400 px

About the Object

Name:Charon, Hydra, Nix, Pluto
Type:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
Category:Solar System

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