Proof of Alien existence at last? Mysterious ‘Haze’ Seen Above Ceres’ Bright Spots

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We’ve been so focused on Pluto we’ve completely ignored another dwarf planet closer to the sun, tucked deep inside the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter: Ceres. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft just spotted something spectacular about the planet! Mysterious bright spots were seen sparkling on the planet as the Dawn mission approached the […]

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 […]

NASA: Pluto is Red like Distant Cousin Mars

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Nasa has just released this astonishing new picture of Pluto ahead of the flyby which is now less than 10 minutes away now and the countdown is on as we speak! The heart-shaped feature which was first spotted last week is more visible, as is the reddish hue. Pluto is red Nasa has announced. The […]

Here’s Why The ‘Pluto Flyby’ Is So Special

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As New Horizons gets closer to Pluto, the pictures are getting better. The probe’s latest picture, released on Saturday, has given scientists more information about Pluto, which is described as a dwarf world. The new picture, although black-and-white reveals a band of patterned terrain extending 1,500 km around the globe. Despite having discovered Pluto is […]

NASA gets the best click of the dwarf planet taken till date

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NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft sends back more images of Pluto as it nears the icy planet; it sent back a stunning image on Tuesday when it was just 8 million km away from Pluto. By Thursday the spacecraft had moved within 6 million km of the dwarf planet as it prepares for its flyby scheduled […]

‘Heart’ And ‘Whale’ Spotted On The New Horizon’s Picture Of Pluto

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Days before NASA New Horizon’s spacecraft is ready for the spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto (on July 14th), and NASA scientists have already revealed a new map of Pluto this Tuesday. Researchers became intrigued when New Horizons spacecraft sent back data that shows mysterious whale and doughnut life formations. The craft has been in the solar […]

Want To Name Objects On Pluto ?

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NASA scientists have already started planning on what they will name the new moons of Pluto. NASA is expecting its New Horizon spacecraft to span out every part of Pluto including finding new moons they have never seen before. Scientists unfortunately cannot just name the moons as they are spotted; inspiration from the images is […]

Celebrations At NASA’s Mission Control As New Horizon Is Switched To Encounter Mode

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Things are looking great for NASA’s New Horizon mission as all systems are up and ready for the spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto on July 14th. NASA scientists cheered and applauded as they made the switch to encounter mode. However on Saturday the scientists were very upset when the spacecraft suffered a computer malfunction. NASA said […]