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View Full Version : New Horizons Now Close Enough to See Pluto’s Smaller Moons



Fraser
2015-Feb-18, 06:40 PM
Now on the final leg of its journey to distant Pluto the New Horizons spacecraft has been able to spot not only the dwarf planet and its largest moon Charon, but also two of its much smaller moons, Hydra and Nix – the latter for the very first time! The animation above comprises seven frames […]

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