Pluto Rises Over the Mountains of Charon

Illustration for article titled Pluto Rises Over the Mountains of Charon

Justinas Vitkus imagines the landscape of Pluto's moon Charon, with the dwarf planet looming in the sky. We'll see how it compares to the real thing when NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reaches Pluto next summer.

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Charon [JustV23 on deviantART]

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Ron Miller

Nice painting! By the way...you'd never see Pluto rise on Charon since Charon always keeps one face toward Pluto, as our own moon does for the earth.