Astrogeology Science Center

First Names Approved for Charon

12 April 2018 The first twelve names have been approved for use on Charon by the IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature. The feature names are: Argo Chasma, Caleuche Chasma, Mandjet Chasma, Butler Mons, Kubrick Mons, Clarke Montes, Dorothy, Nasreddin, Nemo, Pirx, Revati, and Sadko. For more information, see the map of Charon in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.