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7 matches found for search term Charon, exact phrase.

In the Shadow of Charon
Charon is the largest of the known satellites of Pluto, the Solar System's recently demoted planet. In this depiction, Charon is in the foreground with the Sun behind, casting a sharp shadow of Charon onto the surface of Pluto beyond....
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, eclipse, dwarf planet...

Pluto Seen From Charon
An artist's impression of the dwarf planet Pluto as it might appear from the surface of its biggest natural satellite, Charon. The New Horizons probe has revealed that Pluto is a ruddy red colour. In this depiction, Pluto's phase is new – i.e. the ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, landscape, moon, satellite...

10 Cool Solar System Sights
This short film is a compilation of ten cool things to witness in the Solar System. 1. A flight over the surface of Pluto, with Charon, its largest moon, hugging the horizon. 2. Surveying the mysterious, pinkish landscape of Neptune's moon Triton, wi...
Keywords: Solar System, Charon, Pluto, Io, Jupiter, Europa, Sun, comet, Mercury, scarp, Tr...

New Horizons Probe
... ever before been visited by a spacecraft from Earth. It is a small rocky, icy world with a thin atmosphere and a moon called Charon (top). The spacecraft will use cameras and scientific equipment to gather data, sending it back to Earth with the larg ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, mission, NASA, probe, spacecraft, New Horizons...

Pluto Resonance
The dwarf planet Pluto is host to at least five known moons - Charon, Nix, Kerberos, Styx and Hydra. Research has shown than three of these satellites - Styx, Nix and Hydra - are tied together by a three-body resonance, reminiscent of that which link...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, Nature, moon, satellites, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra, Sty...

Pluto Flyover
An animation featuring a flight over the surface of Pluto. I have used colours based on HST imagery - yellows, dark browns/blacks, greys and whites. Snow may or may not exist on Pluto, and in any case may not look like in this depiction, but it's fun...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, surface, landscape, animation, dwarf planet...

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