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New Horizons images give a face to Pluto

New Horizons images give a face to Pluto

Smile for the camera Pluto, you've become more than just a pinpoint in the sky. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting closer with its rendez-vous with the dwarf planet in the outer parts of our solar system, and NASA released images on Thursday that give a more defined face to Pluto. The images that were taken by New Horizons' telescopic Long Range Reconnaissance Imager from May 29-June 2 show the celestial body's terrain, even if it is still blurry. There's light and dark parts to the planetoid. If Pluto doesn't look like a sphere, that's not reality. It's the byproduct of how scientists are rendering the images taken by New Horizons. The...

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