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Image showing the informal names being used by the New Horizons

Image showing the informal names being used by the New Horizons

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Image showing the informal names being used by the New Horizons team for features on the icy Pluto plains known as Sputnik Planum.

This image contains the initial, informal names being used by NASA's New Horizons team for

This image contains the initial, informal names being used by NASA's New Horizons team for

Nasa has released a new image from the New Horizons spacecraft, revealing the jagged highlands

Charon seen by the New Horizons spacecraft

Artist's concept of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flying by 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1,

This new global mosaic view of Pluto was created from the latest high-resolution images to be downlinked from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft and released on ...

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Let's Analyze the Physics of New Horizons' Mission to Pluto

Just 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun and captured a near-sunset ...

Charon, Pluto's moon

... approximately five times more powerful are used during trajectory correction maneuvers (TCMs) that keep New Horizons on the proper path to its targets.

Far in the western hemisphere, scientists on NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered what looks like a giant “bite mark” on Pluto's surface.

Official Names Near for Dwarf Planet Geography

New Horizons LORRI Images of Pluto April 12 and May 8, 2015

Pluto's Moon Now has Features Named after Vader, Serenity, and Spock

Artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) ...

One of the strangest landforms spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft when it flew past Pluto

Floating hills on Pluto

#PlutoFlyby No idea if this is real (informal names for surface features),

The New, Nerdy Mythology of Pluto's Place Names

After nine and a half years, the New Horizons spacecraft has lifted the veil on

NASA's New Horizons mission science team has produced this updated panchromatic (black-and-white) global map of Pluto. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

New Horizons' Image of Pluto Deconvolved

Highest resolution mosaic of 'Tombaugh Regio' shows the heart-shaped region on Pluto

Highest resolution mosaic of 'Tombaugh Regio' shows the heart-shaped region on Pluto

View larger. | In this image, the colored lines mark the path of the star occulted by 2014 MU69, as seen from different telescopes on different days.

Mapping Pluto's Methane Ice

Early this morning, NASA's New Horizons probe made its closest approach to the Pluto-Charon system. Now after a full day of science and a long, ...

Scientists at NASA have started a campaign inviting the public to choose an informal name for the New Horizons ...

Pluto is a unique planet in that it always turns the same side towards its moon Charon, in other words, it is tidally locked to its Moon.

Command and Data Handling

Soaring over Charon

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New Horizons' Images of Pluto

Sputnik Planum is the informal name of the smooth, light-bulb shaped region on the left of this composite of several New Horizons images of Pluto.

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Pluto's Surface in Detail

Scientists at NASA have started a campaign inviting the public to choose an informal name for

Enlarge / Pluto's first official surface-feature names are marked on this map, compiled from images and data gathered by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft ...

Pluto's surface has always been unknown. But not now. On the 14th July 2015, New Horizons spacecraft was the first ...

Charon's Surface in Detail

Pluto water-ice map

Enlarge / That's Kubrick Mons to you, sir!

Nix seen by the New Horizons spacecraft on July 14

Pluto and Charon seen by the New Horizons spacecraft on July 14

Just 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA's

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft took this stunning image of Pluto only a few minutes after closest

Pluto seen by the New Horizons spacecraft on July 15

Pluto and Charon in stretched Ralph images

Mass: 10.3 kilograms (22.7 pounds) Average Power: 6.3 watts. Development: Ball Aerospace Corporation, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Southwest Research ...

Pluto Infographic

... from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft from Sept. 5 to 7, 2015, shows the icy plain SputnikPlanum (informal name), the bright region across the center.

New Horizon Charity

The New Horizons team did not expect to find a nitrogen-based glacial cycle on Pluto, but there is strong evidence for one here, and it is likely caused by ...

New Horizons Phones Home After Pluto Flyby

In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent home the first close-up pictures of Pluto and its moons – amazing imagery that inspired many to wonder ...

Best resolution mosaic, showing part of Sputnik Planitia and related terrain (context image) (released 27 May 2016)

Scientists in the pictures taken station New Horizons, noticed corroded terrain of Pluto. The region has received the informal name The earth and Venus is a ...

Raw data from the New Horizons spacecraft has led to the release of images like the

Early pictures of Pluto's largest moon Charon have also allowed scientists to see enormous chasms and

Pluto and New Horizons' Findings.

Sky & Telescope's Pluto globe

New Horizons trajectory and the orbits of Pluto and 2014 MU69.

Artist's impression of New Horizons' close encounter with the Pluto–Charon system. Credit: NASA/JHU APL/SwRI/Steve Gribben

Above: In this extended color image of Pluto taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, rounded and bizarrely textured mountains, informally named the ...

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New Horizons Spies Surface Features on Pluto

Flung towards Pluto by a fortuitous slingshot. New Horizons is ...

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New Horizons

The Pluto System: Ices over Ice

Map of Charon

Hubble Space Telescope photo of Pluto is most detailed ever seen.

Get a look at what the surface of Pluto and its moon Charon really look like - Orlando Sentinel

Rendering of New Horizons flyover of Pluto moon Charon

New Horizons has been sending back increasingly detailed images as it has got closer to Pluto

One of the strangest landforms spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft when it flew past Pluto

Pluto viewed by New Horizons

Scientists using New Horizons images of Pluto's surface to make 3-D topographic maps have

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Planet around Epsilon Eridani

Pluto Up Close: Majectic mountains, nitrogen glaciers, hazy atmosphere ...

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Tombaugh Regio, as viewed by New Horizons 13 July 2015

a, The 14 July 2015 encounter took the New Horizon spacecraft within ~12,500 km and ~27,000 km of Pluto's and Charon's surfaces, respectively.

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a, The most striking feature on Pluto's anti-Charon hemisphere is SP, a large topographically low region filled with several kilometres of nitrogen, ...

NASA graphic using New Horizons' early pictures of Pluto and Charon to compare their sizes to that of the Earth.