Eclipse of Pluto on April 2, 1986

Eclipse of Pluto on April 2, 1986. The figure shows the light curve (time vrs. magnitude (logarithmic intensity)), as observed during an eclipse when Charon passed in front of Pluto on April 2, 1986. The dashed curve shows the light variation predicted by the best fitting geometric and photometric parameters, that is those mentioned in the text. (ESO Press Release eso8610)



About the Image

Release date:5 November 1986
Related releases:eso8610
Size:1662 x 1137 px

About the Object

Name:Charon, Pluto
Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Eclipse
Category:Solar System

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