Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:34

Planet Pluto's largest moon is said to have as an individual personality of its own. At about half the size of Pluto, it isn't really fair that Charon has to take a back seat to the dwarf planet that it nominally orbits. The two bodies actually form a binary planet system, orbiting around a common center of mass.

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