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Styx is a small natural satellite of Pluto whose discovery was announced on 11 July 2012. It was imaged along with Pluto and Pluto's other moons by the New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015. Images of Styx, with a resolution of 3.1 km/px, were released on 9 October 2015.<ref name="photo_announce">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Styx is the second satellite of Pluto by distance and the fifth discovered. It was discovered one year after Kerberos. Styx is approximately {{safesubst:#invoke:val|main}} km across, and its orbital period is 20.2 days. It is estimated the highest resolution pictures of Styx will have a resolution of 1.8 km. This converts to a resolution of approximately 4 x 3 pixels.


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}

Styx is a small natural satellite of Pluto whose discovery was announced on 11 July 2012. It was imaged along with Pluto and Pluto's other moons by the New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015. Images of Styx, with a resolution of 3.1 km/px, were released on 9 October 2015.<ref name="photo_announce">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Styx is the second satellite of Pluto by distance and the fifth discovered. It was discovered one year after Kerberos. Styx is approximately {{safesubst:#invoke:val|main}} km across, and its orbital period is 20.2 days. It is estimated the highest resolution pictures of Styx will have a resolution of 1.8 km. This converts to a resolution of approximately 4 x 3 pixels.


Styx (moon) sections
Intro   Discovery and observations   Origin   Characteristics   Naming    References    External links   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Discovery and observations
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