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Question 5:
How has the Hubble Space Telescope contributed to our understanding of Pluto?

The Hubble telescope has provided our best glimpses of Pluto’s surface, to date. The maps that resulted from Hubble's observations showed that Pluto’s surface was more complex than astronomers thought. In addition, astronomers using the Hubble telescope spotted Pluto’s two new moons and, later, confirmed their existence. Other telescopes have studied the area where the new moons orbit Pluto but never saw the moons. It took Hubble’s keen “eye” to spy them.

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