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2006-02-22 15:41:35

LONDON (Reuters) - The tiny, distant and frozen planet Pluto, for 30 years believed to have just one moon, has suddenly been found to have two more satellites. Only discovered in 1930 because of its vast distance from Earth, Pluto has remained a largely enigmatic object ever since. Some three billion miles from the Sun, Pluto, the ninth planet, is the only one not yet to have been visited by a spacecraft. Its first known satellite Charon was not discovered until 1978. With a...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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