Pluto’s New Moon!

The Hubble has found a new moon of Pluto’s! It is smaller than the other 4 moons of Pluto,Charon,Nix,Hydra,and P4. This discovery comes almost exactly a year after the discovery of P4. I wonder if it was formed like our moon, or by Pluto’s gravity pulling it into orbit around it? I bet the latter, because there is a lot of rocky bodies in that area of outer reach of the Solar System. This comes at a good time because the first exploration of Pluto will be done by the New Horizons probe in 2015!

Do you think, following this discovery, that Pluto should stay a dwarf planet or a regular planet? I think it is a regular planet!:)

Photo credit:www.space.com

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