Latest update from NASA: Pluto has a tail?

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NASA: The New Horizons Mission is full of intriguing surprises. At first we spotted a fascinating bright ‘heart’ on the dwarf planet, and now researchers have revealed that Pluto has vast “cracked” icy plain and also a potential tail caused by the escaping atmosphere. Opening a press conference, Jim Green, director of Planetary Science at […]

Frozen “Carbondioxide Ice” Bull’s Eye Spotted on Pluto! Terrain is bizarre and unexpected

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U.S. Space Agency NASA continues to release more images of the surface of Pluto – the latest ones reveal smooth, frozen plains. Close-up photographs of the vast plains were released Friday – several days after the first set of pictures from the New Horizons mission revealed a range of icy mountains as high as 3,500 […]

Pluto’s heart shaped landmark named ‘Tombaugh Regio’ after farm boy turned astronomer Clyde Tombaugh!

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Ironically, Disney’s ‘Pluto’ fits perfectly in the heart-shaped region on the dwarf planet, however, it is being named after its farm boy turned astronomer pioneer discoverer. The area will now be informally known as “Tombaugh Regio” — regio being latin for region — Nasa announced during its first press conference following the historic Pluto flyby. […]

New Horizons: Ashes of Pluto Discoverer Clyde Tombaugh First to Leave Solar System…

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While New Horizons completes its spectacular flyby Pluto – leaving NASA enthusiasts whooping on Earth in celebration – its time to take a peak into New Horizons, the super cool saucer shaped spacecraft. Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto in 1930 is on board (in spirit). When he died 67 years ago, he requested that […]

Pluto: The Last Frozen Frontier of the Milky Way Is Preparing a Warm Welcome for the Arrival of the New Horizons

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, sent some of its first awesome photographs of Pluto back to Earth as it continues to close in on the frozen planet. The pictures according to NASA were taken while the New Horizons Spacecraft was just about 203 million km away from the trans-Neptunian ice dwarf. The New Horizon’s long range […]