New Horizons' First Color Photo of Pluto Is One Awe-Inspiring Blur

So that’s Pluto and its Texas-sized moon, Charon from a distance of about 71 million miles. Not a bad shot all things considered. But the New Horizons probe, on its way closer right now, will be upping its photo-taking game in July. Then we’ll get to see some actual surface features.


Image by NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute


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