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Dec 04 2015

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Pluto jonesin’ post

NASA’s New Horizons’ Mission Page

First, New Horizons has observed a Kuiper Belt object, 1994 JR1, from its own Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at a range of about 170 million miles. This is a potential secondary mission for New Horizons — observing various Kuiper Belt objects while flies through space.

Next, JPL has put together a string of images that shows Pluto over its 6 day orbit:

And they did the same thing with Charon:

And just in case you were jonesin’ for a different Pluto:

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