Gallifrey Macula

Summary

Gallifrey Macula
Charon-Map-Annotated.jpg
An annotated map of Charon, with Gallifrey Macula to the north west of Vulcan Planum
Feature typeMacula
LocationCharon
Coordinates25°N 25°W / 25°N 25°W / 25; -25Coordinates: 25°N 25°W / 25°N 25°W / 25; -25[1]
DiscovererNew Horizons

Gallifrey /ˈɡælɪfr/ is a dark surface feature on Pluto's moon Charon. It is named after the fictional planet Gallifrey in the television series Doctor Who. As a further homage to Doctor Who, Gallifrey Macula is bisected by Tardis Chasma.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Global map of Charon". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ [1]