New Horizons

New Pluto Images from NASA’s New Horizons

More and more awesome photos are starting to arrive from New Horizons after its July swing by Pluto. Here’s a great “synthetic perspective” made from a few different photos: There are some awesome closeups in this batch and a good shot of Charon, Pluto’s largest moon (largest dwarf moon?), with a huge ridge or canyon down the equator. It’s reminiscent of the equatorial ridge on Iapetus. Source

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Thu, Sep 10, 2015