MK2

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MK2
Makemake moon Hubble image with legend (cropped).jpg
Makemake and its moon (arrow)
Discovery[1]
Discovery date2016
Orbital characteristics[2]
12 d
Satellite ofMakemake
Physical characteristics[3]
Mean diameter
175 km

MK2 is a moon of the dwarf planet Makemake. It was discovered in 2016. Its orbital period around Makemake is around 12 days. It is about 175 kilometers across.[5]

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  5. Parker, Alex Harrison, et al. "Taking The Measure of Makemake's Moon." AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts. Vol. 48. 2016.