Charon's discoverer meets Charon

Explanation: Jim Christy and wife Charlene get a look a Pluto's moon Charon during the July 2015 Pluto encounter at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, MD. Christy chose the name Charon for the moon because of its similarity with the name Charlene.


Image credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Henry Throop