Charon (moon)


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  • Charon (moon) — Not to be confused with the smaller outer solar system centaur 2060 Chiron. Charon Charon s Pluto facing hemisphere (determined from brightness variations during Pluto–Charon occultations), rendered by Celestia. Based on mapping work done by Marc …   Wikipedia

  • Charon — may refer to: Ancient world Charon (mythology), in Greek mythology, the ferryman who ferried the dead to the underworld Charon of Lampsacus, ancient Greek logographer (history) Charon, a Theban military commander (fl. mid 4th century BC); see… …   Wikipedia

  • Charon (Mond) — (134340) Pluto I (Charon) Pluto und Charon Vorläufige oder systematische Bezeichnung S/1978 P 1 Zentralkörper Pluto …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charon — Charonian /keuh roh nee euhn/, Charonic /keuh ron ik/, adj. /kair euhn, kar /, n. 1. Class. Myth. the ferryman who conveyed the souls of the dead across the Styx. 2. (usually used ironically) any ferryman. 3. Astron. the natural satellite of… …   Universalium

  • Moon — This article is about Earth s Moon. For moons in general, see Natural satellite. For other uses, see Moon (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Charon (mythology) — A 19th century interpretation of Charon s crossing by Alexander Litovchenko. In Greek mythology, Charon or Kharon (English pronunciation: /ˈkɛərɒn/, /ˈkɛərən/; Greek Χάρων) is the ferryman of Hades who carries so …   Wikipedia

  • Minor planet moon — 243 Ida and its moon Dactyl as imaged by the Galileo spacecraft in 1993 …   Wikipedia

  • Nix (moon) — Nix Discovery images of Nix (and Hydra) Discovery Discovered by Hubble Space Telescope Pluto Compan …   Wikipedia

  • Triton (moon) — Triton Voyager 2 photomosaic of Triton s sub Neptunian hemisphere. The bright, slightly pinkish, south polar cap at bottom is composed of nitrogen and methane ice and is streaked by dust deposits left by nitrogen gas geysers. The mostly darker… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydra (moon) — Infobox Planet name = Hydra bgcolour = #a0ffa0 caption = Artist conception of Hydra (foreground), Pluto and Charon (background), and Nix (bright dot center left) discovery = yes discoverer = Hubble Space Telescope Pluto Companion Search Team… …   Wikipedia

  • Dysnomia (moon) — For other uses, see Dysnomia (disambiguation). Dysnomia Dysnomia (to the left) and Eris (center) taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Discovery Discovered by …   Wikipedia

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