Pluto at High Noon (Artist’s Concept)

Pluto at High Noon

Pluto at High Noon (Artist’s Concept). Pluto’s largest moon Charon can be seen in the image.

Pluto has five known moons: Charon (the largest, with a diameter just over half that of Pluto), Styx, Nix, Kerberos, and Hydra. Pluto and Charon are sometimes considered a binary system because the barycenter of their orbits does not lie within either body.

Image source: NASA

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