The Vistas of Pluto


New high resolution data inbound from New Horizons contains some amazing views of Pluto.  The image above reveals thin upper layers of atmosphere and mountains illuminated at a shallow angle through a surface level haze.  Other views have features that resemble parts of an Earth-like hydrological cycle, but with solid, liquid and gaseous nitrogen.

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