Map projection of Charon

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 1215 km, the France-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

About the Image

Id:
iau1803a
Type:
Chart
Release date:
11 April 2018, 19:00
Related releases:
iau1803
Size:
4863 x 2078 px

About the Object

Name:
Charon
Type:
Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Category:
Press Release Images


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