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Before & After: New Horizons global view of Pluto with contrast adjustment
Filed under trans-neptunian objects, New Horizons, pretty pictures, Pluto, amateur image processing, global views, dwarf planets beyond Neptune
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A high-resolution global mosaic of Pluto looks very different with different contrast settings. In particular, darkening the image reveals very subtle brightness variations in the upper left portion of the globe.
NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI / Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about July 14, 2015.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla
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