The Pluto system on May 18, 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:opo0519c
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
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V606
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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