Styx (muin)

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Pluto moon P5 discovery with moons' orbits.jpg
Hubble Space Telescope discovery
image o Styx (circled), wi
the ooter muins' orbits depictit.
Relative tae the ither bodies,
Pluto an Charon are shawn
greatly reduced in brichtness.
Discovered biShowalter, M. R. et al.
Discovery date
  • 26 Juin 2012
  • (verified 7 Julie 2012)
Named after
P5; S/2012 (134340) 1
Orbital chairactereestics
Mean orbit radius
42,000 km (26,000 mi)
± 2,000 km (1,200 mi)
Eccentricity≈ 0
20.2 ± 0.1 days
Inclination≈ 0
Satellite oPluto
Pheesical chairacteristics
Dimensions10 tae 25 km (5 tae 15 mi, assumed)
27 ± 0.3

Styx is a smaa naitural satellite o Pluto whose discovery wis annoonced on 11 Julie 2012. It is the fift confirmed satellite o Pluto an wis foond approximately ane year efter Kerberos, Pluto's fowert discovered satellite. Styx is estimatit tae hae a diameter o atween 10 an 25 kilometer (6 an 16 mi), an orbital period of 20.2 days.