Until NASA’s New Horizons enters the dwarf planet’s neighbourhood in 2015, we have very few images of Pluto and none that reveal any real visible detail. The gallery below will have to do until I’m able to update it a few years from now!
NASA released stunning new photos taken of the hotly-debated object at the edge of the solar system called Pluto, revealing the hazy atmosphere of the dwarf planet for the first time. At a distance of 39 AU and only 2,300 kilometers in diameter, Pluto has proven to be a very difficult object to photograph by [...]
It has been three years since the International Astronomical Union issued a press release stating that they no longer considered Pluto one of the nine planets of the solar system and that they thought the whole world should follow suit in its thinking. That announcement has gone down in history as one of the least [...]