Pluto Encounter

New Horizons LORRI Image

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Time:2016-07-14 06:32:45 UTC
Exposure:9967 msec
Range:435.7M km
Image Name:lor_0330783888_0x633_sci_1
Additional Information:

This image contains one or more streaks associated with cosmic rays passing through the detector. Nearly every LORRI image has at least one cosmic ray strike, but most are "single pixel" events (i.e., they only appear to be in single pixel and can easily be mistaken for stars). But sometimes a cosmic ray is energetic enough that it leaves a "trail" as it passes through the LORRI detector.