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Hydra

One of two new moons of Pluto that were discovered in 2005. Hydra has a grey surface similar to Charon.

Distance to Pluto: 64 780 km
Diameter: 60 - 165 km
Orbit period: 38.2 days

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The surface of Hydra, behind are Pluto and Charon, Nix is the dot to the left.
Graphic: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI)

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