Informal Names for Features on Pluto’s Moon Charon

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Informal Names for Features on Pluto’s Moon Charon
Release Date: July 29, 2015
Keywords: Charon, LORRI

This image contains the initial, informal names being used by the New Horizons team for the features on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon. Names were selected based on the input the team received from the Our Pluto naming campaign. Names have not yet been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).


For more information on the maps and feature naming, visit http://www.ourpluto.org/maps.


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Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
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