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Beginning 19 January 2006, 19:00:00 UTC
May 1, 2015
A Schoolgirl Names Pluto, 85 Years Ago Today
In 1930, 11-year-old Venetia Burney learned of the newly discovered ninth planet from her grandfather and wondered, "Why not call it Pluto?" The suggestion caught on, and became solar system history.
April 29, 2015
New Horizons Detects Surface Features, Possible Polar Cap on Pluto
For the first time, images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are revealing bright and dark regions on the surface of faraway Pluto - the primary target of the New Horizons close flyby in mid-July.
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