Pluto's satellite system

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.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1123e
Type:Artwork
Release date:20 July 2011, 16:25
Size:1800 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Charon, Hydra, Nix, P4, Pluto
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos


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