New Views of Pluto’s Moon Charon Reveal Mysterious ‘Dark Pole’

Using new images from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, planetary scientists have discovered that Charon has a ‘dark pole,’ an intriguing dark region that forms a kind of anti-polar cap. “Wow! I don’t think anyone expected Charon to reveal a mystery like dark terrains at its pole,” said Dr [...] —> Read More