Nix

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Named after the mother of Charon, goddess of darkness and night.

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Nix

  1. (astronomy) One of the moons of Pluto (named 21 June 2006.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Nick, diminutive of the given name Nicholas + patronymic suffix -s.

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Nix

  1. A patronymic surname​.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English Nix, after Nyx (Greek goddes of night), from Ancient Greek Νύξ (Núx).

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Nix m inan

  1. (astronomy) Nix, a moon of Pluto [since 2006]
    • 2015 July 8, Pavel Gabzdyl, “Měsíční prohlídka: měsíce Pluta”, in astro.cz[1], Česká astronomická společnost, archived from the original on 2018-03-02, retrieved 2018-03-02:
      V červnu roku 2005 byly pomocí Hubblova kosmického dalekohledu objeveny hned další dva Plutovy satelity. Ten bližší má průměr 23 až 68 km a dostal jméno Nix podle řecké bohyně tmy a noci Nyx.
      Two more satellites of Pluto were discovered with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope in June 2005. The nearer one is between 23 and 68 km in diameter and was called Nix after the Greek goddes of darkness and night Nyx.

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Solar System in Czech · sluneční soustava (layout · text)
Star Slunce
Planets and dwarf planets Merkur Venuše Země Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uran Neptun Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Měsíc Phobos/Fobos
Deimos
Ganymed
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Dysnomia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Nyx, from Ancient Greek Νύξ (Núx).

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Nix f

  1. (Greek mythology) Nyx (the primordial goddess of night)
  2. (astronomy) Nix (moon of Pluto)