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NASA has released a whole new set of Pluto images that were taken by its New Horizons spacecraft during its historic fly-by in July, and these things are spectacular. While we don't get them in colour, we do get to see in incredible detail the unexpected complexity of surface features in regions such as the chaos terrain, Cthulhu Regio, and the Sputnik Planum

"Pluto is showing us a diversity of landforms and complexity of processes that rival anything we’ve seen in the Solar System," New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern told the press. "If an artist had painted this Pluto before our flyby, I probably would have called it over the top - but that’s what is actually there."

The images show the icy plains of the Sputnik Planum and the dark Cthulhu Regio, these regions are taken up close to about 1,800 kms and also from far away about 80,000 kms. Both images show the varied landscape of the distant planet. In the centre there is a rugged, broken terrain known as the chaos region of Pluto. The images also show Charon, the largest moon of Pluto, taken from a distance of 470,000 kms. Charon is only 1200 kms in diameter but it is surprisingly complex as far as its geological history is concerned according to NASA.

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Source: http://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-just-released-these-never-before-seen-pluto-close-ups
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Looks like a planet.
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Now let's send a probe to Eris. biggrin.gif
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Now let's send a probe to Eris. biggrin.gif
I want a probe to go to Titan, all the way to the liquid. thumb.gif
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Breathtaking.

 

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 regions such as the chaos terrain, Cthulhu Regio, and the Sputnik Planum

 

Sick region names. :p

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Looks like a planet.

Yup!
    
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I was drooling over these as they were uploaded to the site that hosts the originals. Really looking forward to seeing even more.
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Breathtaking.


Sick region names. tongue.gif

I still think that naming Charon's dark region Mordor is the most hilarious one out of all of these.
 
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Looks like a planet.

Because it is. biggrin.gif

Just because some puny humans wanted some drama, they reclassified it. If they had any idea how diverse Pluto appears to be, they probably wouldn't have done it. And tweeting that he still would have changed it is just trolling for more drama.
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