Charon Discovery Images

Dublin Core

Title

Charon Discovery Images

Subject

Pluto; Planet X; Astronomy; Planetary Discovery; Lowell Observatory; Christy, Jim; Charon; Flagstaff.

Description

Discovery images of Pluto's moon, Charon, captured by astronomer Anthony Hewitt. The images were then sent to astronomer Jim Christy for further analysis, and it was Christy who made the discovery of Pluto's moon.

Creator

Hewitt, Anthony.

Date

ca. 1978

Rights

This object is property of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Any public use requires the written permission of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Contact us at archives@lowell.edu

Type

Image

Identifier

Pluto Collection. Charon_Disc-browse2.jpg

Files

Charon_Disc-browse2.jpg

Collection

Reference

Hewitt, Anthony., Charon Discovery Images, ca. 1978

Cite As

Hewitt, Anthony., “Charon Discovery Images,” Lowell Observatory Archives, accessed December 6, 2022, https://collectionslowellobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/1448.

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