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X-Rays from Pluto

The first detection of Pluto in X-rays has been made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in conjunction with observations from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

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Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness

This area is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

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Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness (non-annotated)

This area is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

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Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness (context)

This area is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

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New Horizons Spies a Kuiper Belt Companion

This animated sequence shows composite images taken by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at four different times over July 13-14.

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Guinness World Record Certificate Presentation for "Pluto: Not Yet Explored" Stamp

Jimmy Coggins, official adjudicator, Guinness World Records, right, announces that the 1991 "Pluto: Not Yet Explored" stamp set a Guinness World Record for one stamp traveling the longest distance.

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"Pluto Not Yet Explored" Stamp Affixed to the New Horizons Spacecraft

A 1991 "Pluto Not Yet Explored" stamp was affixed to the New Horizons spacecraft shortly before launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida in 2006.

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