Charon's Occultation on July 11, 2005

Reconstruction of the occultation chords as observed at the three sites of San Pedro de Atacama, Paranal (Chile), and El Leoncito (Argentina). A fit to the chord extremities provides Charon's radius, 603.6 km. The arrow indicates Charon's rotation.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0602c
Type:Chart
Release date:4 January 2006
Related releases:eso0602
Size:1452 x 1142 px

About the Object

Name:Charon
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite

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