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Browsing by Subject "Charon (Satellite)"

Browsing by Subject "Charon (Satellite)"

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  • Beyer, Ross A.; Nimmo, Francis; McKinnon, William B.; Moore, J. (Jeff); Binzel, Richard P.; Conrad, Jack W.; Chen, Andy; Ennico, K.; Lauer, Tod R.; Olkin, Cathy B.; Robbins, Stuart; Schenk, Paul M.; Singer, Kelsi N.; Spencer, John R. (John Robert), 1957-; Stern, Alan, 1957-; Weaver, Harold A., 1953-; Young, Leslie A.; Zangari, Amanda M. (Elsevier, 2016-12-16)
    New Horizons images of Pluto’s companion Charon show a variety of terrains that display extensional tectonic features, with relief surprising for this relatively small world. These features suggest a global extensional ...
  • Unknown author (Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2017)
    Experience Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in immersive augmented reality. Step onto Pluto’s surface and take in the spectacular views of the al-Idrisi mountains and Elliot crater.
  • Moore, J. (Jeff); Spencer, John R. (John Robert), 1957-; McKinnon, William B.; Howard, Alan D.; White, Oliver L.; Umurhan, Orkan M., 1969-; Schenk, Paul M.; Beyer, Ross A.; Singer, Kelsi N.; Stern, Alan, 1957-; Weaver, Harold A., 1953-; Young, Leslie A.; Smith, K. Ennico; Olkin, Cathy B.; New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Imaging Team (ISPRS, 2016)
    Pluto and Charon exhibit strikingly different surface appearances, despite their similar densities and presumed bulk compositions. Systematic mapping has revealed that much of Pluto’s surface can be attributed to ...
  • Schenk, Paul M.; Beyer, Ross A.; Moore, J. (Jeff); Spencer, John R. (John Robert), 1957-; McKinnon, William B.; Howard, Alan D.; White, Oliver L.; Umurhan, Orkan M., 1969-; Singer, Kelsi N.; Stern, Alan, 1957-; Weaver, Harold A., 1953-; Young, Leslie A.; Smith, K. Ennico; Olkin, Cathy B.; New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Imaging Team (ISPRS, 2016)
    New Horizons 2015 flyby of the Pluto system has resulted in high-resolution topographic maps of Pluto and Charon, the most distant objects so mapped. DEM’s over ~30% of each object were produced at 100-300 m vertical and ...

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