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There's Growing Evidence That Pluto's Largest Moon Had a Massive Ocean

17 Jul 2017, 19:00 UTC
There's Growing Evidence That Pluto's Largest Moon Had a Massive Ocean via io9
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Pluto’s moon Charon is the best sidekick a dwarf planet could hope for: unwavering in its loyalty, content to be a minor character in somebody else’s narrative. But two years after the New Horizons flyby, the largest of Pluto’s five moons is finally getting some well-deserved time in the spotlight. New research suggests that Charon’s storied history includes tectonic activity, cryovolcanism, and perhaps, a globe-spanning ocean.

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