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Looking back at Pluto

Looking back at Pluto

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Looking back at Pluto
This photo was taken at 03:35 on July 16, 2015, UTC, about 39 hours after New Horizons' closest approach to Pluto, from a distance of about 2 million kilometers. It was made from two similar images that have been deconvolved, stacked, and enlarged, and rotated to place north at the top.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about July 16, 2015

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