Scientists using the Hubble space telescope was able to detect a satellite of the dwarf planet 2007 OR10. Recall that this object is one of the largest cosmic bodies in its class. However, experts still have not given him a name.
It is reported that the satellite is a 250-kilometer moon. According to preliminary data, its mass is equal to the weight of Pluto. In addition, the facility is the third largest after Pluto and Eris in the belt, Kopara. The researchers emphasized that they are not surprised by the fact that the planet 2007 OR10 has a moon.
Experts stressed that the satellites of dwarf planets completely destroy the usual theory about how these objects formed. Scientists said that the nuclei of the planets faced much more intense than previously thought. That is why experts believe that such discoveries changing understanding of the Universe.