Nix (muin)

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Pluto system 2005 discovery images.jpg
Discovery images o Nix (an Hydra)
Discovered bi Hubble Space Telescope
Pluto Companion Rake Team
Discovery date Juin 2005
Pronunciation /ˈnɪks/
Named after
(134340) Pluto II[1]
Adjectives Nictian
Orbital chairactereestics[2]
48708 km
Eccentricity 0.0030
24.856±0.001 d
Inclination 0.195°
Satellite o Pluto
Pheesical chairacteristics
Mean radius
23–68 km[3]
Mass 5×1016 to 2×1018 kg[4]
Mean density
Albedo 0.04–0.35 (assumed)[6]
Temperatur 33–55 K
23.38–23.7 (measurt)[6]

Nix is a naitural satellite o Pluto.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jennifer Blue (2009-11-09). "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature". IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN). Retrieved 2010-08-30. 
  2. doi: 10.1086/504422
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  3. H. A. Weaver; S. A. Stern; M. J. Mutchler; A. J. Steffl; et al. (23 February 2006). "Discovery of two new satellites of Pluto". Nature. 439 (7079): 943–945. arXiv:astro-ph/0601018Freely accessible. Bibcode:2006Natur.439..943W. doi:10.1038/nature04547. PMID 16495991. 
  4. Based on the range of diameters from Buie et al. (2006), and densities ranging from 1 g/cm3 (ice) to 2 g/cm3 (Pluto).
  6. 6.0 6.1 Stern, S. A.; Mutchler, M. J.; Weaver, H. A.; Steffl, A. J. (2006). "The Positions, Colors, and Photometric Variability of Pluto's Small Satellites from HST Observations 2005–2006". Astronomical Journal. 132 (3): submitted. arXiv:astro-ph/0607507Freely accessible. Bibcode:2006AJ....132.1405S. doi:10.1086/506347.  (Final preprint)