Planet or not, you can't discount the extraordinary beauty of Pluto
Planet or not, you can't discount the extraordinary beauty of Pluto | mnn | "Our favorite dwarf planet struts its stuff in the latest images from NASA." Click to read and share the full article with photographs.
Incredible New High-Res Photos Reveal Pluto’s Breathtaking, Icy Surface
A strip of Pluto stretching into the icy nitrogen plain of Sputnik Planum (the left side of the heart-shaped feature) that’s 80 kilometers wide and 700 kilometers long, with a resolution of about 80 meters per pixel
This map of Pluto, made from images taken by the LORRI instrument aboard New Horizons, shows a wide array of bright and dark markings of varying sizes and shapes. Perhaps most intriguing is the fact that all of the darkest material on the surface lies along Pluto’s equator. The color version was created from lower-resolution color data from the spacecraft’s Ralph instrument.
LOOK: Old Saturn Probe Snaps Spectacular New Images
A crescent Enceladus appears with Saturn's rings in this Cassini spacecraft view of the moon.
This rare image taken on July 19, 2013, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft has shows Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same ...
Pluto’s Haze in Bands of Blue
This processed image is the highest-resolution color look yet at the haze layers in Pluto’s atmosphere. The resolution is 1 kilometre per pixel; the sun illuminates the scene from the right.