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6 matches found for search term dwarf planet, exact phrase.

Pluto Resonance
The dwarf planet Pluto is host to at least five known moons - Charon, Nix, Kerberos, Styx and Hydra. Research has shown than three of these satellites - Styx, Nix and Hydra - are tied together by a three-body resonance, reminiscent of that which link...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, Nature, moon, satellites, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra, Sty...

Pluto Seen From Charon
An artist's impression of the dwarf planet Pluto as it might appear from the surface of its biggest natural satellite, Charon. The New Horizons probe has revealed that Pluto is a ruddy red colour. In this depiction, Pluto's phase is new – i.e. the ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, landscape, moon, satellite...

Charon
Charon is the largest of the known satellites of Pluto, the Solar System's recently demoted planet. In this image, we see Charon as it might appear from the surface of Pluto. I imagined the surface to look somewhat like that of Neptune's largest sate...
Keywords: Charon, Pluto, Kuiper Belt, dwarf planet, landscape...

In the Shadow of Charon
Charon is the largest of the known satellites of Pluto, the Solar System's recently demoted planet. In this depiction, Charon is in the foreground with the Sun behind, casting a sharp shadow of Charon onto the surface of Pluto beyond....
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, eclipse, dwarf planet...

Pluto Flyover
An animation featuring a flight over the surface of Pluto. I have used colours based on HST imagery - yellows, dark browns/blacks, greys and whites. Snow may or may not exist on Pluto, and in any case may not look like in this depiction, but it's fun...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, surface, landscape, animation, dwarf planet...

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