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Pluto's glowing crescent on full display in fresh NASA image

NASA's New Horizons looked back after its Pluto flyby and saw this stunning view of the dwarf planet's radiant crescent backlit by the sun.

By October 30, 2015

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Pluto's weird surface has puzzling pitted terrain

Pluto's surface is totally the pits in a new NASA image showing odd formations of dimples, troughs and curved indentations.

By October 19, 2015

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See Pluto's moon Charon in gorgeous NASA color image

Charon looks sharp in a freshly released New Horizons image showing the moon in enhanced color.

By October 1, 2015

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Fly over Pluto's moon Charon in spectacular style

Video made of processed images from the New Horizons Pluto flyby shows what it would be like to have a close encounter with Charon.

By September 28, 2015

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Buzz Pluto's tall peaks and frozen plains in NASA flyby video

NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.

By July 20, 2015

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NASA peeks at possible ice volcano on Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft delivers a closer look at what might be a dramatic ice volcano on the surface of Pluto.

By January 15, 2016

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Express your rage over Pluto's de-planeting with this Woot shirt

Tired of people piling on poor Pluto just because they believe it's no longer a planet? Amazon's daily deal website has a shirt that will show what side you're on.

By July 16, 2015

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NASA gives Pluto's 'heart' a name, reveals second riveting shot of dwarf planet

In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.

By July 15, 2015

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See NASA's 'last, best look' at Pluto's mysterious dark spots

NASA's New Horizons probe gets one last glimpse at four strange dark spots along Pluto's equator as scientists puzzle over their origin.

By July 13, 2015

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Part of Pluto is essentially a giant icy lava lamp -- with a space slug

Pluto is getting its groove on '60s-style with a stretch of icy plain filled with dramatically pitted surface formations.

By January 8, 2016