3 Small Newfound Bodies of Pluto

Astronomers have discovered three small bodies, orbiting the sun near Pluto, on the outer reaches of the solar system. According to astronomers this three newfound bodies, which seem to be more than 250 miles (400 km) wide, are likely big enough to be rounded by their own gravity, which means that they can be dwarf planets like Pluto.

Dwarf Planet Haumea

Researchers from European Southern Observatory (ESO) using a giant telescope in the Chilean find that Haumea, which is the one of the five dwarf planets of the SolarSystem, and one of its satellites, Hi’iaka, covered with brilliant layer of crystalline ice, formed as a result of the tidal gravitational forces and the decay of radioactive elements that make up these Plutoid.

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