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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."


Original image data dated on or about June 18, 2015.

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