The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a fifth moon circling the dwarf planet Pluto.
The new moon (P5 in the picture), visible as a speck of light in Hubble images, is estimated to be irregular in shape and between 10km and 25km across.
We need a new name for Pluto’s new companion. After Charon, Nix and Hydra, the fourth moon is sitll nameless. And now comes the fifth. I propose Orpheus and Eurydice. Didn’t Orpheus visit the underworld to rescue his Eurydice?
As an alternative, we could try Continue reading