Charon


Super Grand Canyon Argo Chasma on Pluto's Moon Charon

Super Grand Canyon Argo Chasma on Pluto's Moon Charon

Pluto's largest moon Charon is home to an unusual canyon system that's far longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon on the Eart...

Jun 24 2016, 12:06am CDT

Pluto's moon Charon

Pluto’s Moon Charon Stretched and Fractured with Frozen and Expanded Water

NASA’s Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) mounted on New Horizons spacecraft obtained several images of Pluto’s moon Char...

Feb 22 2016, 11:25am CST

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Had An Ancient Ocean

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Have Had An Ancient Ocean

If the latest data is anything to go by, Pluto’s moon Charon may once have harbored an ocean....

Feb 20 2016, 8:45am CST

New Horizon Captures Night-side of Charon for the First Time

New Horizon Captures Nightside of Charon

NASA's New Horizon spacecraft snaps night falling over Pluto's largest moon Charon....

Feb 3 2016, 5:57am CST

NASA’s New Horizons Captures a Day on Pluto and a Day on Charon

NASA Captures a Day on Pluto and a Day on Charon

Pluto and its largest moon Charon face a different scenario from the earth. The longest day they have to see is a far cry from...

Nov 21 2015, 7:18am CST

Organa crater

Scientists Catch Sight of Organa Crater on Pluto’s Largest Moon, Charon

Space scientists managing the New Horizons spacecraft have caught sight of a crater on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon; and incide...

Oct 30 2015, 8:25am CDT

NASA unveils Mosaics of Pluto with its Largest Moon Charon

NASA unveils Mosaics of Pluto with its Largest Moon Charon

NASA has begun a scheme called Pluto Time. It has revealed mosaics of the planet Pluto made from pics and along with that its m...

Oct 21 2015, 4:39am CDT

Pluto Moon Charon has Colossal Planet-wide Canyon

Pluto Moon Charon has Colossal Planet-wide Canyon

New images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal giant canyon across the Pluto moon Charon....

Oct 2 2015, 12:40am CDT

New Horizons sends Images of Pluto and its Moon Charon

New Horizons sends Images of Pluto and its Moon Charon

NASA released the first color images of Pluto derived from images delivered by the New Horizons spacecraft....

Jun 20 2015, 2:18pm CDT

Pluto Moon Charon and Pluto Form Binary Planet

Pluto Moon Charon and Pluto Form Binary Planet

New research gives a preview of what NASA's Horizon will encounter when visiting Pluto....

Jun 4 2015, 1:42am CDT