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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Looking back at Pluto

Filed under trans-neptunian objects, New Horizons, pretty pictures, Pluto, global views, dwarf planets beyond Neptune

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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.


Original image data dated on or about July 16, 2015.

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


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