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It is undecided whether Charon is Pluto's moon or if it is in a binary planet system with Pluto (which is actually a dwarf planet). But using Pluto's orbit, it takes about 248 Earth years (90,613 days) to orbit the Sun completely.

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Charon is a Satellite od Pluto, though due to it's size and Tidal Force it and Pluto are locked in a Binary system with each other.

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The Dwarf Planet Pluto

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Why isn't Pluto's moon the Titan not a planet instead of a moon?

Titan is a moon of Saturn, not Pluto. Pluto's main moon is Charon. Regardless, neither Titan nor Charon are planets because they do not orbit the sun. Titan orbits the planet Saturn while Charon orbits the Pluto-Charon barycenter.

Where was Charon the moon Moon found?

Charon is a moon discovered in 1978, in orbit around the dwarf planet Pluto. It was discovered at the United States Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station.

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It is the only large moon in the Solar System with a retrograde orbit, which is an orbit in the opposite direction to its planet's rotation.

Why do astronomers think that charon is another planet?

They don't. Charon is generally considered a moon of Pluto, however, since Charon and Pluto orbit a center of mass that is outside of Pluto some have suggested calling the Pluto-Charon system a binary or double planet.

Who found planet Charon and when did they find it?

The is no planet Charon. Charon is a moon of the dwarf planet Pluto. Charon was discovered by James Christy in 1978.

Which planets largest moon is Charon?

Charon is a moon of Pluto, which is not actually a planet.

Do Pluto and Charon have gaseous surfaces?

No. The planet Pluto is a solid dwarf planet. The moon Charon is a solid moon.

What is the planet with Charon as a moon?

Charon is a natural satellite of Pluto, but Pluto is a planetesimal, not a planet.

Is Charon the smallest planet?

No. Charon is not a planet; it is the largest moon of the dwarf planet Pluto. The smallest planet is Mercury.

What is charon in the solar system?

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What is the Charon of the moon?

Charon has nothing to do with our moons; it is the largest of five moons that orbit Pluto.

Why do some scientists think that Charon isn't a moon of Pluto?

Charon does not truly orbit Pluto. Rather, Charon's gravity moves Pluto enough that both objects orbit around their common center of mass, which is outside of Pluto. This led to suggestions that the Pluto-Charon system be classified as a binary or double planet.