Pluto's Pits

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Pluto's Pits
Release Date: November 9, 2015
Keywords: LORRI, Pluto
New Horizons cameras have spied swarms of mysterious "pits" across the informally named Sputnik Planum. Scientists believe the pits may form through a combination of sublimation and ice fracturing.

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