The Unusual Surface Roughness of Pluto’s Moon Charon from New Horizons Data


Bonnie J Buratti1, Michael D Hicks2, Mary Abgarian3, Tod Lauer4, Jason Daniel Hofgartner5,6, John Hillier7, Carly Howett8, Anne Verbiscer9, S Alan Stern10, Harold A Weaver Jr11, Andrew F. Cheng12, Catherine Olkin13 and Leslie Ann Young13, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, United States, (4)National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, AZ, United States, (5)Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States, (6)JPL/NASA/Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States, (7)Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA, United States, (8)Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, United States, (9)University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (10)Southwest Research Institute Boulder, Dept Space Studies, Boulder, CO, United States, (11)The Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, MD, United States, (12)Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States, (13)Southwest Research Institute Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States