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A Crash Put Pluto's Moons Into Odd Orbits: Study - Universe Today
A smash-up that created Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, likely sprayed debris four billion years ago that formed the genesis of the other moons scientists are spotting today, a new study concludes. The find could explain why the satellites Styx, Nix, Kereberos and Hydra have orbital periods that are, respectively, just about exactly 3, 4, 5 … Continue reading "A Crash Put Pluto’s Moons Into Odd Orbits: Study"