Photos of Pluto and Its Moons

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Pluto and Charon Seen by New Horizons

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
New Horizons LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) composite image showing the detection of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, cleanly separated from Pluto…Read More »

itself. The frame on the left is an average of six different LORRI images, each taken with an exposure time of 0.1 second. The frame to the right is the same composite image but with Pluto and Charon circled; Pluto is the brighter object near the center and Charon is the fainter object near its 11 o’clock position. Images released July 10, 2013. [Read the Full Story]   Less «
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