Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Pluto and Charon in color: LORRI + MVIC, July 8 & June 25, 2015

Pluto and Charon in color: LORRI + MVIC, July 8 & June 25, 2015
Pluto and Charon in color: LORRI + MVIC, July 8 & June 25, 2015 A LORRI image from July 8 has been colorized with much lower-resolution MVIC data taken June 25 to make this color view. Pluto and Charon were 6 million kilometers away at the time. Most of the bright features around Pluto's edge are a result of image processing, but the bright sliver below the dark "whale," which is also visible in unprocessed images, is real. NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI

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