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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.

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