From Pluto's Mountains to Its Plains

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From Pluto's Mountains to Its Plains
Release Date: September 24, 2015
Keywords: LORRI, Pluto, Ralph
High-resolution images of Pluto taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft just before closest approach on July 14, 2015, reveal features as small as 270 yards (250 meters) across, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the textured surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik Planum. Enhanced color has been added from the global color image. This image is about 330 miles (530 kilometers) across.

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