Image Credit: NASA, ESA and M. Showaler (SETI Institute)
New Pluto Moon Discovered -- Red Orbit
Scientists announced on Wednesday they have discovered the smallest moon yet, orbiting around the dwarf planet Pluto.
The discovery was made by a team of scientists who used the Hubble Space Telescope to scout out Pluto’s neighborhood ahead of a NASA spacecraft that is scheduled to arrive in 2015.
The new moon, known as P5 currently, appeared as a small fleck in the Hubble images, and scientists believe it is about 6 to 15 miles across.
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My Comment: Incredible. This new moon is only 6 - 15 miles across .... but it can still be spotted by the Hubble telescope.