NASA Locates New Moon around Pluto

.

NASA Locates New Moon around Pluto

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a new moon around Pluto. The revelation has brought the total number of moons around Pluto to five. It is the same instrument, which detected other two moons around Pluto, which were being named as Nix and Hydra.

In addition, Hubble Space Telescope is also keeping a tab at P5, which is considered to deform at any time. The International Astronomical Union said that it seems one day P4 and P5 will be able to meet their requirements, and accordingly they will be named as celestial bodies.

Some say, P5 mimics Moon, but experts are of the view that there is nothing of such sort, as P5 is just a big mass, which has rounded due to its own gravity pull and otherwise, it would have been a mass, which has been in a irregularly shape.

Experts said that they if they have to describe P5 then they would like to say that it is the smallest known satellite of Pluto. Alan Stern, who is the chief investigator and is, working with Southwest Research Institute, said that they are quite concerned as they have been discovering more and more moons around Pluto, which is crowding Pluto.


Latest News

Crude Oil Prices Scale Almost Six Percent but Analysts Not too Optimistic about
Whole Foods Reports Rise in Overall Sales in the Recent Quarter
Time Inc. Acquires Viant; Terms of Deal not Specified
iRobot Corporation , the Maker of Roomba Vacuum Moving Out of Defense and Securi
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India bans Facebook’s Free Basics
Obama Administration's final budget request offers $19 billion for NASA in fisca
Scientists say their discovery may help explain the Great Attractor
Scientists may Confirm Existence of Gravitational Waves Today
Stunning photo of Newborn Star Illuminating Nebula captured
In Spite of Big Loss in Q4 Tesla’s Shares Increased over Rosy Outlook
Gold Jumps as Yellen says the Fed may take a Go Slow Path for Interest Rate Hike
Cracknell supports tax on sugary drinks in the UK