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Pluto`s moon Charon may have had an underground ocean in the past

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 15:30

A new study by NASA has revealed that there might be cracks in Pluto`s giant moon Charon, which could indicate that it once had a subterranean ocean of liquid water.

Pluto`s largest moon Charon discovered

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:58

NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet`s Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.

Sharpest-ever ground-based images of Pluto and Charon captured

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 16:43

A large state-of-the-art telescope when combined with speckle imaging techniques helped astronomers produce the sharpest ground-based snapshots ever obtained of Pluto and its largest companion Charon in visible light.