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New Flyby Images Of Pluto's Moon Reveal Tumultuous Past

Geo Beats
Geo Beats
Images taken of Pluto’s moon Charon by New Horizons reveal the celestial body is surprisingly fascinating.

From a distance, Pluto’s moon Charon doesn’t appear to be a particularly thrilling satellite. 
Yet, images taken at relatively close range by New Horizons and received by NASA on September 21st reveal the celestial body to be actually quite fascinating. 
Experts now speculate that Charon’s history is filled with a number of incredibly tumultuous experiences that have left it with a multitude of craters, fractures, and areas that are oddly smooth. 
Among the most immediately visible features is a stretch of what looks like