OTHER WORDS FROM CharonCha·ro·ni·an [kuh-roh-nee-uhn], /kəˈroʊ ni ən/, Cha·ron·ic [kuh-ron-ik], /kəˈrɒn ɪk/, adjective
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Before New Horizons passed by Pluto, the team suspected the dwarf planet’s largest moon, Charon, might reflect enough light to illuminate the distant world’s surface.Pluto’s dark side reveals clues to its atmosphere and frost cycles|Lisa Grossman|November 3, 2021|Science News
No one cared that it was the runt of the solar system, with a moon, Charon, half its size.The definition of planet is still a sore point – especially among Pluto fans|Lisa Grossman|August 24, 2021|Science News
Persephone would send a spacecraft armed with high-resolution cameras to orbit Pluto for three years and map its surface as well as that of its largest moon, Charon.
In particular, Pluto could be ringed: we know it has at least five moons, which, other than Charon, are tiny.Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings|Matthew R. Francis|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ordering a hand to the wheel, to keep her close after the Charon, I again traversed the deck to examine her forward.
Instead of at once proceeding on her voyage across the Atlantic, the old Charon was, we found, ordered to put into Cork harbour.
In preparing a body for burial, the Greeks took a piece of money and put it into the mouth, to give to the ferryman Charon.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
No spirit is allowed to enter the leaky craft until he has first paid Charon the fee of a small coin called the obolus.
At the end of this time Charon grudgingly ferries them over the river free of charge.