Pluto-Charon system, illustration

Pluto-Charon system, illustration

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Credit: EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Pluto-Charon system. Computer illustration of the dwarf planet Pluto (left) with its largest moon Charon (upper right) and the Sun (top right). Pluto has five known moons: Charon, Styx, Nix, Kerberos, and Hydra. Charon is a very rare large moon in comparison to its parent planet and the Pluto-Charon system is sometimes described as a binary system because the barycentre (centre of mass) of their orbits does not lie within either of them.

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Keywords: artwork, astronomical, astronomy, binary system, dwarf planet, illustration, large, largest, moon, no-one, nobody, planetary science, planets, pluto charon, pluto-charon system, solar system, space, space observation, star, starry, stars, sun

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