Moon discovered orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

The dwarf planet Makemake (pronounced Mah-kay Mah-kay), in the Kuiper Belt, has been shown by the Hubble Space Telescope to possess a moon.

The arrow in the image below points to the newly discovered satellite, orbiting Makemake, the bright object at the centre of the image.

Makemake's moon
Makemake’s moon. Image Credits: NASA, ESA, and A. Parker and M. Buie (SwRI) (click to enlarge)

For more information, visit:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-discovers-moon-orbiting-the-dwarf-planet-makemake

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