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News Release 33 of 1057

April 26, 2016 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2016-18

Hubble Discovers Moon Orbiting the Dwarf Planet Makemake

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Image: Makemake and Its Moon (Non-Annotated)

Makemake and Its Moon (Non-Annotated)

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Object Names: Makemake, Dwarf Planet (136472), Moon S/2015 (136472) 1, MK 2

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Parker and M. Buie (Southwest Research Institute)

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