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Nix is a natural satellite of Pluto. It was discovered along with Hydra (Pluto's outermost known satellite) in June 2005. It was imaged, along with Pluto and its other moons by the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew by the Pluto system in July 2015.<ref Name=UniverseToday>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The closest images of Nix have not yet been downlinked from the spacecraft, but of the four small Plutonian moons, New Horizons is expected to get the best pictures of Nix, with resolutions as high as 330 meters per pixel.<ref>New Horizons flyby timeline</ref>


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Nix is a natural satellite of Pluto. It was discovered along with Hydra (Pluto's outermost known satellite) in June 2005. It was imaged, along with Pluto and its other moons by the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew by the Pluto system in July 2015.<ref Name=UniverseToday>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The closest images of Nix have not yet been downlinked from the spacecraft, but of the four small Plutonian moons, New Horizons is expected to get the best pictures of Nix, with resolutions as high as 330 meters per pixel.<ref>New Horizons flyby timeline</ref>


Nix (moon) sections
Intro  History   Orbit and rotation   Physical characteristics    Exploration    References    External links   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History
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