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New Horizons spies features on Charon, June 18, 2015

New Horizons spies features on Charon, June 18, 2015

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New Horizons spies features on Charon, June 18, 2015
At a distance of 31 million kilometers, New Horizons' LORRI camera began to discern surface features on Charon, including a "dark pole."

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Original image data dated on or about June 18, 2015

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