Charon's First Official Feature Names

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Charon's First Official Feature Names
Release Date: April 11, 2018
Keywords: Charon, News Article
Map projection of Charon, the largest of Pluto's five moons, annotated with its first set of official feature names. With a diameter of about 755 miles, the Texas-sized moon is one of largest known objects in the Kuiper Belt, the region of icy, rocky bodies beyond Neptune.

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