new moon orbits Pluto

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#21by ajtribick » 17.08.2011, 23:07

What bugged me about Pluto was that it became pretty clear that it was part of the Kuiper Belt, which going by historical precedent implies "not a planet". Orbital inclination was weird but didn't particularly bug me. These days of course we have the Upsilon Andromedae system with a mutual inclination of 30 degrees between the second and third gas giants, which kind of throws the inclination argument for planethood well out of the window...

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#22by John Van Vliet » 17.08.2011, 23:48

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#23by Tegmine » 06.12.2011, 12:50

Don't get me wrong. I laugh at the humor I find in it. I'm ok with calling it a dwarf planet. I think it will be really neat to see what New Horizons reveals about Pluto and its moons.

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PS-like the work on the models!

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#24by ajtribick » 11.07.2012, 17:07


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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#25by H2SO4 » 11.07.2012, 18:40

ajtribick wrote:...and another one!

NASA - Hubble Discovers a Fifth Moon Orbiting Pluto
Ha, you're quick. I came to post the same thing :)

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#26by John Van Vliet » 11.07.2012, 21:28

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#27by Tegmine » 12.07.2012, 11:53

Can anyone say "overcompensation?"

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#28by symaski62 » 13.07.2012, 00:07

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#29by Tegmine » 13.07.2012, 11:36

This will be neat when New Horizons gets there...instead of 2 Kuiper Belt objects, we get to see 6. Not a full sampling of what such objects look like, but it's something.

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#30by Limax7 » 16.10.2012, 00:05

So any orbit to P5 moon ?
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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#31by John Van Vliet » 16.10.2012, 00:43

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#32by Limax7 » 17.10.2012, 13:22

Thanks John!

pluto-system.png


Here my ssc code:

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Modify "Pluto" "Sol"
{   
    Class "dwarfplanet"
    Texture "pluto-lok.*"
    SpecularTexture "pluto-lok-spec.*"
    SpecularColor            [ 0.135 0.12 0.08 ]
    SpecularPower             9.5
   SemiAxes [ 1195 1195 1195 ]
   # Radius 1151
   
   CustomOrbit "jpl-pluto-sun"
    
   BodyFrame { EquatorJ2000 {} }
   CustomRotation "iau-pluto"
   
    Albedo           0.55
}

AltSurface "limit of knowledge" "Sol/Pluto"
{
    Texture "pluto-lok.*"
    SpecularTexture "pluto-lok-spec.*"
    SpecularColor            [ 0.135 0.12 0.08 ]
    SpecularPower             9.5
}

"Charon:Pluto I:134340 Pluto I:1978 P 1" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class "minormoon"
    Texture "charon-lok.*"
    SpecularTexture "charon-lok-spec.*"
    SpecularColor            [ 0.135 0.12 0.08 ]
    SpecularPower             9.5

    Radius 605

    OrbitFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary" } }
  Beginning      "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"
  Ending      "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"
       SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu017.p4p5.bsp"
         Target "901"
         Origin "9" 
       Period 6.624660379809693 # dni
      
         BoundingRadius 1e7
      }

    UniformRotation
    {
    Period              153.292944
    Inclination         115.9
    AscendingNode       227.3
    MeridianAngle       140.4
    }
    Albedo               0.35
}

"Nix:Pluto II:134340 Pluto II:2005 P 2" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class "minormoon"
   Texture       "asteroid.jpg"
#   Color   [ 0.65 0.45 0.35 ]    # reddish shade initially reported,
               # but not subsequently detected
   BlendTexture true
   Mesh      "asteroid.cms"
   Radius      44
   
    OrbitFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary" } }
  Beginning      "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"
  Ending      "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"
    SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu017.p4p5.bsp"
         Target "902"
         Origin "9" 
       Period 2.560103769382807E+01 # dni
      
         BoundingRadius 1e7
      }
   Albedo 0.08
}

"Hydra:Pluto III:134340 Pluto III:2005 P 1" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class "minormoon"
   Texture       "asteroid.jpg" # "spectrally neutral"
   Mesh      "asteroid.cms"
   Radius      36
   
    OrbitFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary" } }
  Beginning      "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"
  Ending      "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"
    SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu017.p4p5.bsp"
         Target "903"
         Origin "9" 
       Period 3.840390217515820E+01 # dni
      
         BoundingRadius 1e7
      }

   Albedo 0.18
}

"P4:Pluto IV" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class "minormoon"
   Texture          "asteroid.jpg"      # "spectrally neutral"
   Mesh             "asteroid.cms"
   Radius   17

    OrbitFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary" } }
  Beginning      "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"
  Ending      "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"
  SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu017.p4p5.bsp"
         Target "904"
         Origin "9" 
       Period 3.222643781213210E+01 # dni
      
         BoundingRadius 1e7
      }
  Albedo                   0.18
}




"P5:Pluto V" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class "minormoon"
   Texture          "asteroid.jpg"      # "spectrally neutral"
   Mesh             "asteroid.cms"
   Radius   17

    OrbitFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary" } }
  Beginning      "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"
  Ending      "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"
  SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu017.p4p5.bsp"
         Target "905"
         Origin "9" 
       Period 3.222643781213210E+01 # dni
      
         BoundingRadius 1e7
      }
  Albedo                   0.18
}
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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#33by Limax7 » 17.10.2012, 17:48

I made animation of NH - Pluto system flybys

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c4U5eXzcXQ&hd=1
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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#34by John Van Vliet » 17.10.2012, 20:56

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#35by Limax7 » 18.10.2012, 12:06

I'll try but some days ago I try to add Pluto moons based on plu022.bsp but it's does't work :(
With plu021.bsp it's work fine.
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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#36by Limax7 » 18.10.2012, 12:36

When I replace P4 with your code , Nix, Hydra and P4 are gone. I have only Pluto, Charon and P5
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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#37by John Van Vliet » 18.10.2012, 16:54

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#38by John Van Vliet » 20.10.2012, 03:36

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

#39by Limax7 » 22.10.2012, 17:23

john Van Vliet wrote:odd the p4p5.bsp must be a one off
the history IN the kernel dose state it used a "p5.bsp" that is nowhere to be found in the PUBLIC files ( at least i can not find it)
jpl horizons only lists
pluto
Charon - 901
Hydra - 903
Nix - 902
s/2011-1 (p4) - 904
but no 905 s/2012

well an updated pluto SPICE ssc
but NO timeline for p5

Warning look at the kernels and you need the
naif0010.tls leap second file
plu022.bsp
and the current "de424.bsp" ( or edit the "Pluto_bary" reference point for the "de423.bsp"
and p4p5.bsp
ftp://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/eph/satellites/bsp/
ftp://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/eph/planets/bsp/


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ReferencePoint "Pluto_bary" "Sol"
{
    Visible true
    Clickable true

   Beginning "1599 12 09 00:00.000"
   Ending    "2200 02 01 00:00.000"
   OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "SSB"}}

   SpiceOrbit
   {
      Kernel "de424.bsp"
      Target "9"
      Origin "0"
      BoundingRadius 1e10
   }
}

# Begin Pluto-System

# All orbital data is from
# http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?horizons
# using the below settings
################################################################
#Ecliptic and Mean Equinox of Reference Epoch                                                #
#                                                                                                                             #
# Reference epoch: J2000.0                                                                                 #
# xy-plane: plane of the Earth's orbit at the reference epoch                                #
# x-axis  : out along ascending node of instantaneous plane of the Earth's         #
#     orbit and the Earth's mean equator at the reference epoch                           #
# z-axis  : perpendicular to the xy-plane in the directional (+ or -) sense              #   
#     of Earth's north pole at the reference epoch.                                                  #
#################################################################

Replace "Pluto:134340 Pluto" "Sol"
{
    Class "dwarfplanet"
    Texture "JVV_Pluto.png"
    NormalMap "PlutoNormal.png"   
    Color      [0.6 0.5 0.5 ]
    HazeColor [ 0.8 0.6 0.3 ]
    HazeDensity    0.4
    SpecularColor [ 0.07 0.06 0.06 ]
    SpecularPower 1.0
    Radius 1151

      Atmosphere
   {
      Lower [ 0.8 0.8 0.5 ]
      Upper [ 0.6 0.6 0.6 ]
      Sky [ 0.8 0.8 0.5 ]
      CloudHeight 1
      CloudSpeed 0
      CloudMap "JVV.PlutoCloud.png"
   }
 
Timeline
[
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
    Ending "1965 12 07 00:00:41.183"

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                2439101.500000000         # 1965 12 07
    Eccentricity                   0.1828267915        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                   112.9322325033     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis        1713.3757846931            # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         254.3085944745        # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.4442399598     # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly            179.7792022617      # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                            4.4840991447      # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}

# begin SPICE
   {
      OrbitFrame {EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
      BodyFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto" } }
      Ending   "2099 11 29 00:01:07.183"  # - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing

      SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu022.bsp"
         Target "999"
         Origin "9" 
         Period   5

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
      UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }
}
# After SPICE
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
   

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                2488036.500000000         #  2099-Nov-29 - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing
    Eccentricity                  0.1838282985        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                   112.9316922894    # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis        1714.0269521588           # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         346.7242308479       # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.4500669007   # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly            180.060245258046     # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                           4.4866556564    # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}


}

Replace "Charon:Pluto I:134340 Pluto I:1978 P 1" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class            "moon"
   Texture "JVV_Charon.png"
   NormalMap "CharonNormal.png"   
   Color      [0.6 0.5 0.5 ]
   HazeColor [ 0.8 0.6 0.3 ]
   HazeDensity    0.4
   SpecularColor [ 0.07 0.06 0.06 ]
   SpecularPower 1.0
   Radius   593

    Atmosphere
   {
      Lower [ 0.8 0.8 0.5 ]
      Upper [ 0.6 0.6 0.6 ]
      Sky [ 0.8 0.8 0.5 ]
      CloudHeight 1
      CloudSpeed 0
      CloudMap "JVV_CharonCloud.png"
   }
Timeline
[
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
    Ending "1965 12 07 00:00:41.183"

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                2439101.500000000         # 1965 12 07
    Eccentricity                     0.1490458282        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                    112.9322325033     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis        17811.4235560572            # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         251.7890526228        # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.4442399598     # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly                2.2947041828      # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                            6.5748138708      # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}

# begin SPICE
   {
      OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
      BodyFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto" } }
      Ending   "2099 11 29 00:01:07.183"   # - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing

      SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu022.bsp"
         Target "901"
         Origin "9" 
         Period   7

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
      UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }
}
# After SPICE
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
   

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch               2488036.500000000         # 2099-Nov-29 - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing
    Eccentricity                  0.0136483371      # Eccentricity
    Inclination                  112.9316922894     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       17810.7845285325          # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter          35.4215319488      # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.4500669007   # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly             359.3122449295     # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                            6.5744600431      # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}


   
    Albedo               0.35
}


Replace "Hydra:Pluto III:134340 Pluto III:2005 P 1" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class            "moon"
   Texture       "asteroid.jpg" # "spectrally neutral"
   Mesh      "asteroid.cms"
   Radius      36
   
Timeline
[
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
    Ending "1965 12 07 00:00:41.183"

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                2439101.500000000         # 1965 12 07
    Eccentricity                     0.0025237078        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                    112.9027963990     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       64705.7964467179            # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         136.7492243972        # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.3771802006    # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly             216.8213151670     # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                           38.2044045701      # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}

# begin SPICE
   {
      OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
      BodyFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto" } }
      Ending   "2099 11 29 00:01:07.183"  # - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing

      SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu022.bsp"
         Target "903"
         Origin "9" 
         Period   39

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
      UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }
}
# After SPICE
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
   

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                2488036.5000000000        # 2099-Nov-29 - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing
    Eccentricity                   0.0017541426      # Eccentricity
    Inclination                   112.8648592108     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       64728.5090194599           # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         228.4007340516       # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.4656941164   # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly               87.1547876758    # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                           38.2245216966      # Period in earth days
}
  UniformRotation
      {
         Period           153.292944
         Inclination   115.60
         AscendingNode   228.34
         MeridianAngle   320.75
    }

}

]
   Albedo 0.18
}

Replace "Nix:Pluto II:134340 Pluto II:2005 P 2" "Sol/Pluto"
{
   Class            "moon"
   Texture       "asteroid.jpg"
#   Color   [ 0.65 0.45 0.35 ]    # reddish shade initially reported,
               # but not subsequently detected
   BlendTexture true
   Mesh      "asteroid.cms"
   Radius      44
   
   
   
Timeline
[
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
    Ending "1965 12 07 00:00:41.183"

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                    2439101.500000000         # 1965 12 07
    Eccentricity                  0.0097971980        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                 113.2217744431    # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       48407.8984151456            # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter          15.7055757191      # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode        227.3334675592    # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly             220.5686099020     # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                         24.7213963445      # Period in earth days
}


}

# begin SPICE
   {
      OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
      BodyFrame { EquatorJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto" } }
      Ending   "2099 11 29 00:01:07.183"  # - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing

      SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu022.bsp"
         Target "902"
         Origin "9" 
         Period   25

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }

}
# After SPICE
{
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
   

  EllipticalOrbit
{
  Epoch                  2488036.500000000        # 2099-Nov-29 - 1 month less than kernel , for orbit drawing
    Eccentricity                    0.0041209673      # Eccentricity
    Inclination                   112.6491830921    # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       48757.3634333563           # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         218.5446959922       # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode          227.5907329728   # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly             320.2018489327    # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                           24.9895809864      # Period in earth days
}
}

]

   Albedo 0.08
}

"P4-Pluto4" "Sol/Pluto"
{
# Class            "moon"
  Texture          "1440crater2a.png"     
  Mesh             "360-p4a.cmod"
  Radius                  23.9
  Albedo                   0.18

Timeline
   [
   # Before Spice - from " http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi "

   {
    OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
    Ending "1965 04 26 00:00:00.000"

  EllipticalOrbit {
    Epoch                2438876.500000000         # 1965 04 26
    Eccentricity                   0.0092854322        # Eccentricity
    Inclination                   113.2955244354     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis       57560.6819498075            # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter         188.2045261806        # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode         228.4857834628     # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly            167.7116436579      # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                           32.0543925043      # Period in earth days
}
}
# spice 1
{
  OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000{ Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
  Ending "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"

  SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "p4p5.bsp"
         Target "904"
         Origin "9" 
         Period    40

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
   UniformRotation
      {
         Period           10.0
         Inclination   10.0
         AscendingNode   10.0
         MeridianAngle   10.0
      }
}
# spice 2
{
  OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
  Ending "2099 11 29 00:01:07.183"

  SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "plu022.bsp"
         Target "904"
         Origin "9" 
         Period    40

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
   UniformRotation
      {
         Period           10.0
         Inclination   10.0
         AscendingNode   10.0
         MeridianAngle   10.0
      }
}
# After spice - from " http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi "


   {
   OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}

  EllipticalOrbit {
    Epoch               2488036.500000000        # 2099-Dec-29
    Eccentricity                        0.0090857847      # Eccentricity
    Inclination                       113.9132479245     # Inclination (degrees)
    SemiMajorAxis           57487.0847709353           # Semi-major Axis (km)
    ArgOfPericenter             227.1935065060      # Argument of Pericenter (degrees)
    AscendingNode              227.1173924939       # Ascending Node (degrees)
    MeanAnomaly                188.1126615758     # Mean Anomaly (Position of body at epoch, degrees from pericenter angle)
    Period                              31.9929349643      # Period in earth days
  }
}

]
}

"P5-Pluto5" "Sol/Pluto"
{
  Class            "moon"
  Texture          "gray.png"     
  Mesh             "p5.cmod"
  Radius                  12.5
  Albedo                   0.18



  OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol/Pluto_bary"}}
  Ending "2050 01 02 00:00:00.000"

  SpiceOrbit
      {
         Kernel "p4p5.bsp"
         Target "905"
         Origin "9" 
         Period    40

         BoundingRadius 1e10
      }
   UniformRotation
      {
         Period                   10.0
         Inclination           10.0
         AscendingNode   10.0
         MeridianAngle     10.0
      }



}


Sorry but it's not working :(
I've got only Pluto, Charon and P5. P4, Nix and Hydra are missing.

I try to add second your ssc file and replace my ssc with your code deleting Replace text in code.

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How did you know what EllipticalOrbit data are Before and After Spice data ?

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Re: new moon orbits Pluto

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