Pluto is More Intriguing than Ever (annotated)

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Pluto is More Intriguing than Ever (annotated)
Release Date: July 12, 2015
Keywords: Pluto
On July 11, 2015, New Horizons captured a world that is growing more fascinating by the day. For the first time on Pluto, this view reveals linear features that may be cliffs, as well as a circular feature that could be an impact crater. Rotating into view is the bright heart-shaped feature that will be seen in more detail during New Horizons' closest approach on July 14. The annotated version includes a diagram indicating Pluto's north pole, equator, and central meridian.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
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