Latest New Horizons Portrait of Pluto and Charon

New Horizons True Color Image of Pluto and Charon

Pluto and Charon. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

An updated portrait of Pluto and Charon from NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft.

The latest two full-frame images of Pluto and Charon were collected separately by New Horizons during approach on July 13 and July 14, 2015. The relative reflectivity, size, separation, and orientations of Pluto and Charon are approximated in this composite image, and they are shown in approximate true color.

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