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Press Conference (7/24/15) - William McKinnon, Slide 1
Release Date: July 24, 2015
This animation shows the location of a new mosaic of seven images that were acquired by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on July 14. The mosaic covers the vast icy region informally named Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), lying within the heart-shaped feature informally named Tombaugh Regio (Tombaugh Region).
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute