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Estávamos completamente errados sobre a aparência de Plutão

plutão e caronte (Foto: nasa)

de Gizmodo

New Horizons' First Color Photo of Pluto Is One Awe-Inspiring Blur

So that’s Pluto and its Texas-sized moon, Charon from a distance of about 71 million miles. Not a bad shot all things considered. But the New Horizons probe, on its way closer right now, will be upping its photo-taking game in July. Then we’ll get to see some actual surface features.


Here’s the Weird Feature I’d Most Like to See on Pluto – Phenomena: No Place Like Home

de Slate Magazine

Two Moons, Five Moons, A Trillion Moons

Saturn and its quintet of rocky icy moons.

From left to right: The dark night side of Saturn, Dione, Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon and Enceladus. Cassini, April 2011


The View from New Horizons: A Full Day on Pluto-Charon

This time-lapse “movie” of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, was recently shot at record-setting distances with the Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. The movie was made over about a week, from Jan. 25-31, 2015.