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The New Horizons Pluto flyby LORRI data set

The New Horizons Pluto flyby LORRI data set

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The New Horizons Pluto flyby LORRI data set
In the two weeks surrounding New Horizons' flyby of Pluto, only 1% of the science data that it acquired were downlinked to Earth.

Here is the original simulation using Voyager views to stand in for LORRI images, made before the Pluto flyby.

Here are incrementally updated versions of the image, most recent first:

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

Original image data dated on or about July 14, 2015

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