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New Horizons Is Awake At Pluto   The Planets + Pluto!

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Lyndy (Lyndy7)

From: Lyndy (Lyndy7)

7/16/15

this discussion and forum have been featured in today's Delphi Community Daily News!

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NASA%u2019s New Horizons spacecraft captured this view of Pluto%u2019s largest moon, Charon, on July 14, 2015, from a distance of 289,000 miles (466,000 kilometers).

Charon

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From: MobyD (Moby46)

7/18/15

It is interesting to see the image sharpen during the full rotation as New Horizons gets closer to Pluto.

It probably depends on how much of a historian he is - there's a lot of stuff I'm glad that we found because there are some first hand and second hand accounts of things that provide a new angle and more colorful details beyond what the history books or old newspaper clippings decided to include.

 

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