Pluto

This image, taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, shows five moons orbiting the distant, icy dwarf planet Pluto. P5, circled, was the moon discovered in 2012. (Illustration credit: NASA, ESA, and L. Frattare)

Capt. Kirk’s Vulcan entry wins Pluto moons contest

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – “Star Trek” fans, rejoice. An online vote to name Pluto’s two newest, itty-bitty moons is over. And No. 1 is Vulcan, a name suggested by actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” TV series.

02/25/2013

Hubble telescope spies fifth moon around Pluto

(AP) – There’s something lurking around distant and icy dwarf planet Pluto: a fifth moon. A team of scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope said Wednesday they have discovered the tiniest moon yet around Pluto. […]

07/11/2012

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