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NASA to Release New Pluto Images, Science Findings at July 17 NASA TV Briefing
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NASA to Release New Pluto Images, Science Findings at July 17 NASA TV Briefing

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This new image of an area on Pluto's largest moon Charon has a captivating feature -- a depression with a peak in the middle, shown here in the upper left corner of the inset. The image shows an area approximately 240 miles (390 kilometers) from top to bottom, including few visible craters. The image was taken at approximately 6:30 a.m. EDT on July 14, 2015, about 1.5 hours before closest approach to Pluto, from a range of 49,000 miles (79,000 kilometers).

Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI



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