Planet family photo updated to feature new images of Pluto!

We've finally added Pluto to the family portrait of the Solar System

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015. The image combines blue, red and infrared images. Pluto’s surface sports a remarkable range of subtle colors, enhanced in this view to a rainbow of pale blues, yellows, oranges, and deep reds. Many landforms have their own distinct colors, telling a complex geological and climatological story that scientists have only just begun to decode.

The Rich Color Variations of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015. The image combines blue, red and infrared images. Pluto’s surface sports a remarkable range of subtle colors, enhanced in this view to a rainbow of pale blues, yellows, oranges, and deep reds. Many landforms have their own distinct colors, telling a complex geological and climatological story that scientists have only just begun to decode.

One Imgur user has managed to combine every planet in our Solar System into one, perfectly aligned image.

All The Planets, Aligned In One Beautiful Picture

One Imgur user has managed to combine every planet in our Solar System into one, perfectly aligned image.

Pluto's giant moon Charon may have had a buried ocean.  In July of 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will be the first to visit Pluto and Charon, and will provide the most detailed observations to date.

Pluto's giant moon Charon may have had a buried ocean. In July of 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will be the first to visit Pluto and Charon, and will provide the most detailed observations to date.

PLUTO LOVES US EVEN WHEN WE DID IT WRONG AND SAID IT WASN'T A PLANET I LOVE YOU PLUTO

PLUTO LOVES US EVEN WHEN WE DID IT WRONG AND SAID IT WASN'T A PLANET I LOVE YOU PLUTO

Finally. Seriously, why is Mercury a planet when it's smaller than Pluto? Someone tell me why we're being the equivalent of racist against Pluto.<< VIVA LA PLUTOOOOOO

Finally. Seriously, why is Mercury a planet when it's smaller than Pluto? Someone tell me why we're being the equivalent of racist against Pluto.<< VIVA LA PLUTOOOOOO

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