Pluto's Moon Charon is Battered, Bruised and Beautiful

Move over Pluto, it's time for Charon to step into the limelight.

October 1, 2015
7:12 PM EDT
High-resolution images of Charon were taken by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, shortly before closest approach on July 14, 2015, and overlaid with enhanced color from the Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC). | NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI