NASA put together this animated version of a fly-over of Ceres using their new low-altitude images from the planet, just 900 miles overhead. So, what are we seeing here that we weren’t before? Read More >>
As the New Horizons spacecraft approached Pluto this summer, it sent back photos from all angles, allowing us to reconstruct an entire day on the dwarf planet. NASA has now gone and done the same for Charon, Pluto’s crater-ridden moon. Read More >>
Earlier this month, New Horizons released a batch of absolutely breathtaking photos of Pluto at dusk. In these images, particles in Pluto’s thin atmosphere are causing sunlight to scatter, revealing a complex, layered haze.
This latest batch of images from the New Horizons probe take us even closer to the surface of the dwarf planet, showing staggering surface detail that includes mountains, plains, frozen nitrogen streams and hazy little fog clouds. See more >>