New Horizons and Pluto Trivia

This generator powers the New Horizons spacecraft.
Pluto has an unusual orbit that sometimes brings it closer to the Sun than Neptune.
On July7, 2012, the Hubble space telescope announced the discovery of P5, a fifth moon around Pluto. Today, P4 and P5 are respectively known as Kerberos and Styx.

Other Kuiper Belts?

These debris disks may be similar to the Kuiper Belt in our solar system.

The Hubble space telescope has discovered dusty disks around two nearby stars that closely resemble the Kuiper Belt in our solar system.

To access the full features of Pluto Safari please download the FREE app for iOS from the Apple App Store or Pluto Safari: New Horizons for Android from Google Play.

Alternatively, if you have SkySafari or Pluto Safari installed you could download the simulation settings file here.