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Pluto and Charon: The Odd Couple

  • Gunter Faure
  • Teresa M. Mensing

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Solar System Giant Planet Hubble Space Telescope Close Encounter Retrograde Direction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunter Faure
    • 1
  • Teresa M. Mensing
    • 2
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.The Ohio State UniversityMarionUSA

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