NASA Releases Global Map of Pluto’s Moon Charon

NASA scientists have created the best-ever global map of Charon, using images taken by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager in July 2015. Charon, the largest of the known moons of Pluto, was discovered in June 1978 by astronomer James Christy of the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO), using the 1.55-m telescope at USNO’s Flagstaff Station. [...] —> Read More