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Hubble telescope discovers a fifth moon orbiting Pluto

Though researchers are rapidly discovering interesting, strange new planets outside our solar system (including one truly bizarre planet made of diamond), the truth is that there's a lot yet to be discovered about the solar system we call home. Case in point: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope just discovered a fifth, previously unknown moon orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto.By all measures, the moon — affectionately named P5 — is far from impressive. It's a weird, irregular shape, and it…Read more at Tecca ›

  • Hubble Space Telescope Discovers New Moon Orbiting Neptune
    The Hubble Space Telescope has made a very interesting discovery having to do with Neptune. Hubble has discovered a new moon that was missed back in 1989 when Voyager flew past Neptune. The new moon was designated S/2004 N 1 and is the 14th known moon ...
    07/16/2013 - 2:09 am | View Link
  • Nasa's Hubble telescope discovers new Neptune moon
    The Hubble space telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting Neptune, Nasa has confirmed. Designated S/2004 N 1, this is the 14th known moon to circle the giant planet. It also appears to be the smallest moon in the Neptunian system, measuring just 20 km ...
    07/15/2013 - 1:30 pm | View Link
  • Hubble Space Telescope discovers fourteenth tiny moon orbiting Neptune
    CHALK up one more moon for Neptune. NASA announced the discovery of Neptune's 14th moon Monday. The Hubble Space Telescope captured the moon as a white dot in photos of Neptune on the outskirts of our solar system. The new moon - Neptune's tiniest at just ...
    07/15/2013 - 10:26 am | View Link
  • NASA Hubble Space Telescope Discovers New, Tiny Moon Orbiting Neptune
    About 2.8 billion miles from the sun is Neptune, the dark, cold planet whipped by supersonic winds. The last of the hydrogen and helium gas giants in our solar system, the planet appears to be a bright blue in color. Now, researchers have found out ...
    07/15/2013 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • Hubble Discovers a Fifth Moon Orbiting Pluto
    This image, taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, shows five moons orbiting the distant, icy dwarf planet Pluto. The green circle marks the newly discovered moon, designated P5, as photographed by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 on July 7. The observations ...
    07/11/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    A team of astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is reporting the discovery of another moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The moon is estimated to ...
    11/19/2014 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • NASA Hubble Finds New Neptune Moon | NASA
    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.
    11/19/2014 - 9:38 pm | View Website
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