Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Sputnik Planum within Tombaugh Regio, Pluto

Sputnik Planum within Tombaugh Regio, Pluto
Sputnik Planum within Tombaugh Regio, Pluto This mosaic is composed of seven images returned to Earth during the first week after New Horizons flew past Pluto. It covers Sputnik planum, a wide, flat, bright area known to contain carbon monoxide ice, within the bright region known as Tombaugh regio. NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI / Emily Lakdawalla

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