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Nasa's New Horizons Detects Surface Features, Possible Polar Cap on Pluto

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Pluto and moon Charon

This image of Pluto and it largest moon, Charon, was taken by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on NASAs New Horizons spacecraft on April 15, 2015.


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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