First look at Pluto

 

The July 14, 2015 flyby of Pluto by the New Horizons space craft has occurred as planed. over the next couple of months it will send back it's images. Both Pluto its largest moon Charon have relatively few craters, and each has one good sizes one relatively large one.

Pluto full color
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
Full color image of Pluto

Charon - Full color
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
Full color image of Charon

Pluto's ice mountains
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
Pluto's ice mountains

 

 

 


 
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