Pluto S Moons New Names

Pluto S Moons New Names

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Pluto - wikipedia, pluto minor planet designation 134340 pluto is a dwarf planet in the kuiper belt a ring of bodies beyond neptune it was the first kuiper belt object to be discovered pluto was discovered by clyde tombaugh in 1930 and was originally considered to be the ninth planet from the sun after 1992 its status as a planet was questioned following the discovery of several objects of similar size in. Pluto s moon charon receives formal names - sky telescope, what s in a name on july 14 2015 nasa s new horizons spacecraft completed a whirlwind flyby of pluto and its moons revealing these distant worlds in dramatic detail now the international astronomical union iau has announced approval of names for a dozen features on pluto s moon charon these. Pluto s moons - our solar system - astronomy for kids, pluto is not a planet however it does have two moons that orbit it pluto has two moons.

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