Thursday, April 30, 2015

Pluto SURFACE Features Photographed by New Horizons Spacecraft

Hey Space Placers!

Today (4/29/150 NASA released images from the New Horizons spacecraft that shows SURFACE features on Pluto.

(Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

The images strongly suggest the presence of a polar cap on Pluto and show the main moon of Pluto Charon in orbit around the dwarf planet - HOW COOL IS THAT!?

We are fast approaching July 14, 2015 when New Horizons will flyby the Plutonian system. Each day the view of Pluto gets bigger and better.

Stay tuned!

Sky Guy in VA

No comments:

Post a Comment