And there are five moons! New Horizons spies all of Pluto’s known moons

New Horizons, currently under half an AU from Pluto, is now close enough to just *barely* make out all of the known moons of Pluto.  With the aid of extreme photo processing, the motion of Nix, Hydra, Kerberos, and Styx is apparent:

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And that means something remarkable: from this point forward, New Horizons will start seeing Pluto better than it has ever been seen before.  And the images will keep getting better, right up until the pictures from closest approach (July 14) come down.  This is gonna be awesome!

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