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Jul 22 2015
05:15 UTC

Exploring the Mountains of Pluto

Pluto's Surface Has Changed Over Time So, Pluto has a second set of mountains along one edge of Tombaugh Regio (the heart-shaped region). The planet continues to stun all of us with amazing views sent back by New Horizons, and the mountains are just the latest in a long string Continue readingThe post Exploring the Mountains of Pluto appeared first on .

Posted by TheSpacewriter's Ramblings

Jul 14 2015
12:34 UTC

New Horizons at Pluto

Nine years of waiting are over! New Horizons has been to Pluto! Well done humans!   Pluto has turned out to be slightly bigger than we thought having a diameter […]

Posted by Astronotes

Jul 03 2015
16:15 UTC

Why the Dark Spots on Pluto?

What's at Work on this Distant Planet?As Pluto comes into sharper focus through the eyes of New Horizons, we're seeing more definition of the dark and light areas on this distant world. The lighter areas are very likely ice patches, but the dark ones are more intriguing. The most interesting image THIS week, shows four distinct markings that look like craters, or mountains, or… something on one side of the planet. What could be causing these dark markings?Think about this: Pluto is covered

Posted by TheSpacewriter's Ramblings

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