Kerberos (muin)

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Kerberos
Pluto P4.jpg
Hubble Space Telescope discovery images o Kerberos.
Discovery
Discovered bi Showalter, M. R. et al.
Discovery date June 28, 2011
(verified Julie 20, 2011)
Designations
Pronunciation /ˈkɜrbərəs/
Named efter Cerberus
Alternative names S/2011 P 1, P4
Orbital characteristics
Mean orbit radius (59 ± 2)×103 km
Eccentricity ≈ 0
Orbital period 32.1 ± 0.3 days
Inclination ≈ 0
Satellite o Pluto
Pheesical characteristics
Apparent magnitude 26.1 ± 0.3

Kerberos is a smaa natural satellite o Pluto whose existence wis annoonced on Julie 20, 2011.[1] Its discovery, follaein the discoveries o Charon in 1978 an Nix an Hydra in 2005, made it Pluto's fowert kent muin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Showalter, M. R.; Hamilton, D. P. (2011-07-20). "New Satellite of (134340) Pluto: S/2011 (134340) 1". Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 2011-07-20.