Landslides on Charon (annotated)

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Landslides on Charon (annotated)
Release Date: October 18, 2016
Keywords: Charon, LORRI
Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This image of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma was taken by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on July 14, 2015, from a distance of 48,912 miles (78,717 kilometers). Arrows mark indications of landslide activity.

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