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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-04-01 Ceres Dawn
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the rim of a crater near the south pole of Ceres, taken on Feb. 8, 2016.
PIA20553:
Dawn LAMO Image 58
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-31 Pluto New Horizons
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The red outline in this global view of Pluto from NASA's New Horizons marks the large area of mysterious, bladed terrain extending from the eastern section of the large feature informally named Tombaugh Regio.
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'Blades' Across Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-31 Pluto New Horizons
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One of the strangest landforms spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft when it flew past Pluto last July was the 'bladed' terrain just east of Tombaugh Regio, the informal name given to Pluto's large heart-shaped surface feature.
PIA20544:
Pluto's Bladed Terrain in 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-31 Ceres Dawn
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft features a smooth-walled impact crater in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. The view is centered at approximately 65 degrees north latitude, 155 degrees east longitude.
PIA20552:
Dawn LAMO Image 57
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a sinuous canyon in the southern hemisphere of Ceres, south of Yalode Crater.
PIA20551:
Dawn LAMO Image 56
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an area in mid-southern latitudes on Ceres. The crater named Juling (12 miles, 20 kilometers wide) is seen at lower right. Bright material is visible along its upper walls.
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Dawn LAMO Image 55
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a moderate-sized impact feature that is imprinted upon the southern rim of Mondamin Crater. Boulders of various sizes can be seen around the crater's rim and on the sunlit part of its floor.
PIA20409:
Dawn LAMO Image 54
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-25 Ceres Dawn
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft flys over dwarf planet Ceres which Dawn has been orbiting for mre than a year, providing us with fascinating views of an alien world.
PIA20408:
Dawn LAMO Image 53
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-24 Pluto New Horizons
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this feature which appears to be a frozen, former lake of liquid nitrogen, located in a mountain range just north of Pluto's informally named Sputnik Planum.
PIA20543:
Pluto: On Frozen Pond
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-24 Ceres Dawn
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an impact site at high southern latitude on Ceres. A smooth blanket of ejecta surrounds the crater. Many boulders can be seen around the crater's rim and on the sunlit part of its floor.
PIA20407:
Dawn LAMO Image 52
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the southeastern rim of Occator Crater. Compacted material forms spurs along the crater wall. A group of roughly parallel, braided fractures can be seen on the crater floor at top center.
PIA20406:
Dawn LAMO Image 51
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-22 Ceres Dawn
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft flys over dwarf planet Ceres which Dawn has been orbiting for mre than a year, providing us with fascinating views of an alien world.
PIA20537:
Unveiling Ceres (Animation) Animation Icon
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This frame from a movie shows that the brightest area on Ceres, located in Occator Crater, was one of the last features to be imaged as NASA's Dawn progressively built its map.
PIA20356:
Ceres LAMO Coverage Map Animation Icon
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The bright central spots near the center of Occator Crater are shown in enhanced color in this view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Such views can be used to highlight subtle color differences on Ceres' surface.
PIA20355:
Center of Occator Crater (Enhanced Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-22 Ceres Dawn
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The map is a Mercator projection and has a resolution of 460 feet (140 meters) per pixel. The images used to make this map were taken from Dawn's high-altitude mapping orbit (HAMO), at a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers) from Ceres.
PIA20354:
Colorized Map of Ceres (Mercator Projection)
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Ceres' Haulani Crater is shown in these views from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. These views reveal variations in the region's brightness, mineralogy and temperature at infrared wavelengths.
PIA20353:
Ceres Neutron Counts Reflect Hydrogen Abundance
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Ceres' Haulani Crater is shown in these views from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. These views reveal variations in the region's brightness, mineralogy and temperature at infrared wavelengths.
PIA20352:
Haulani Crater in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-22 Ceres Dawn
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This global map elliptical map from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the surface of Ceres in enhanced color, encompassing infrared wavelengths beyond human visual range. Some areas near the poles are black where Dawn's color imaging coverage is incomplete.
PIA20351:
Color Map of Ceres (Elliptical Projection)
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured Occator Crater, containing the brightest area on Ceres; this closeup reveals a dome in a smooth-walled pit in the bright center of the crater.
PIA20350:
Occator Crater and Ceres' Brightest Spots
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a variety of small craters in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. The majority of Ceres images from Dawn show heavily cratered terrains such as this.
PIA20405:
Dawn LAMO Image 50
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows mountainous terrain along the rim of Ikapati Crater, located in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. The scene is lightly cratered, mostly by small impacts.
PIA20404:
Dawn LAMO Image 49
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-17 Pluto New Horizons
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This image of haze layers above Pluto's limb was taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. About 20 haze layers are seen.
PIA20536:
Pluto's Haze
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NASA's New Horizons views the informally named Sputnik Planum on Pluto (top) and the informally named Vulcan Planum on Charon (bottom).
PIA20535:
Mountains, Craters and Plains
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This enhanced color view from NASA's New Horizons is of Pluto's surface diversity At lower right, ancient, heavily cratered terrain is coated with dark, reddish tholins. At upper right, volatile ices fill the informally named Sputnik Planum.
PIA20534:
Surface Diversity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-17 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern rim of Jarovit Crater in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. Compacted material forms spurs along the upper part of the crater wall, near the center of the image.
PIA20403:
Dawn LAMO Image 48
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows cratered terrain in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. The large crater in the scene appears quite ancient.
PIA20402:
Dawn LAMO Image 47
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows unnamed craters high in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. A bright patch of material can be seen on the upper wall of the large crater (near the lower left corner of the view).
PIA20401:
Dawn LAMO Image 46
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a scene located at mid-latitudes in the southern hemisphere of Ceres. The view features a portion of a crater between the large impact features Urvara and Yalode.
PIA20400:
Dawn LAMO Image 45
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These color topographic views from NASA's Dawn spacecraft show variations in surface height around Ahuna Mons, a mysterious mountain on Ceres.
PIA20399:
Dawn Color Topography of Ahuna Mons on Ceres
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Scientists on NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered what looks like a giant bite-mark on the planet's surface. The southern portion of the left inset above shows the cratered plateau uplands informally named Vega Terra.
PIA20531:
What's Eating at Pluto?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-10 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a small patch of bright material close to the northern rim of the giant crater Yalode, seen at lower left. Yalode is one of the largest impact basins on Ceres.
PIA20398:
Dawn LAMO Image 44
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an unnamed Cerean crater that is surrounded by a smooth blanket of ejecta, including bright material. Both the area around the crater and its floor are peppered with giant boulders.
PIA20397:
Dawn LAMO Image 43
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image of unnamed craters in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. The crater at left displays rough spurs of compacted material along its lower edge, while the rest of its rim appears much smoother.
PIA20396:
Dawn LAMO Image 42
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Heavily-shadowed craters in the northernmost latitudes of Ceres are seen in this view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, taken on Jan. 25, 2016.
PIA20395:
Dawn LAMO Image 41
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This side-perspective view of Ceres' mysterious mountain Ahuna Mons was made with images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Dawn took these images in December 2015.
PIA20349:
Ahuna Mons Perspective View
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Ceres' mysterious mountain Ahuna Mons is seen in this mosaic of images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, taken in December 2015.
PIA20348:
Ahuna Mons Seen from LAMO
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the rim of Ikapati Crater on Ceres. The rough features around the rim of this impact scar give way to smoother, lightly cratered terrain in the lower half of the image.
PIA20394:
Dawn LAMO Image 40
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-03 Pluto New Horizons
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this image of a chain of snow-capped mountains stretching across the dark expanse on Pluto informally named Cthulhu Regio.
PIA20477:
Methane Snow on Pluto's Peaks
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows Ikapati Crater with its complex of central peaks on Ceres. Several groupings of roughly parallel fractures are present in smooth areas of the crater floor.
PIA20393:
Dawn LAMO Image 39
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this view of Azacca Crater on Ceres. The rim of this crater has terraces descending from its rim down to its floor. The crater's floor is relatively free of large impact scars and is named for the Haitian god of agriculture
PIA20392:
Dawn LAMO Image 38
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the southwestern rim of Sintana Crater. The inside of the crater shows a hummocky surface.
PIA20391:
Dawn LAMO Image 37
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows part of the crater named Sekhet on Ceres. Prominent shadows within the crater highlight Sekhet's central peak and mounds of material that have slumped downward from its walls.
PIA20390:
Dawn LAMO Image 36
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This ethereal scene captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft tells yet another story of Pluto's diversity of geological and compositional features-this time in an enhanced color image of the north polar area.
PIA20473:
The Frozen Canyons of Pluto's North Pole
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The view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an unnamed crater that lies in the northeast part of the larger impact feature Gaue. The area is dominated by small craters and is relatively smooth in general.
PIA20389:
Dawn LAMO Image 35
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the Cerean terrain. The crater in the upper left corner displays smooth, relatively crater-free walls and small spurs of compacted material.
PIA20388:
Dawn LAMO Image 34
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured this view of a region in the mid-southern latitudes of Ceres. The largest crater in the scene is Fluusa. Fluusa has a densely cratered floor and therefore is interpreted as an old impact feature.
PIA20387:
Dawn LAMO Image 33
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This image of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft was taken at an oblique viewing angle relative to the surface. The crater to the upper right is named Juling which displays prominent spurs of compacted material along its walls.
PIA20386:
Dawn LAMO Image 32
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a fresh impact crater with an asymmetric rim. The crater displays a sharp rim over much of its perimeter that is interrupted by a smooth area in the north.
PIA20385:
Dawn LAMO Image 31
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This scene from Ceres, captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows an older crater (at top center) that has been blanketed by impact ejecta from the younger crater to its right.
PIA20384:
Dawn LAMO Image 30
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-02-18 Charon New Horizons
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Images from NASA's New Horizons mission suggest that Pluto's largest moon, Charon, once had a subsurface ocean that has long since frozen and expanded, pushing out on the moon's surface.
PIA20467:
Pluto's 'Hulk-like' Moon Charon: A Possible Ancient Ocean?
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This scene from Ceres, captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows an older crater (at top center) that has been blanketed by impact ejecta from the younger crater to its right.
PIA20383:
Dawn LAMO Image 29
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the interior of the crater Datan, which is superimposed on the northwestern rim of the larger crater Geshtin. The area at right, above the rim of Datan, is within Geshtin.
PIA20382:
Dawn LAMO Image 28
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a knobby surface on Ceres. The region is adjacent to the giant impact crater Urvara.
PIA20381:
Dawn LAMO Image 27
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This ancient crater on Ceres displays a flattened floor and a low, rounded central peak. NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured the scene on Jan. 2, 2016.
PIA20380:
Dawn LAMO Image 26
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This geological map from NASA's New Horizons covers a portion of Pluto's surface and includes the vast nitrogen-ice plain informally named Sputnik Planum and surrounding terrain.
PIA20466:
Putting Pluto's Geology on the Map
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This geological map from NASA's New Horizons covers a portion of Pluto's surface and includes the vast nitrogen-ice plain informally named Sputnik Planum and surrounding terrain.
PIA20465:
Putting Pluto's Geology on the Map
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a densely cratered region within Meanderi Crater on Ceres. Elongated craters in the wall of the largest impact feature are likely the result of material slumping down the crater walls.
PIA20315:
Dawn LAMO Image 25
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the heavily cratered rim of an older, unnamed impact feature on Ceres. The crater density is almost the same inside and outside, and its wall is also quite battered by impacts.
PIA20314:
Dawn LAMO Image 24
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This image, taken by the framing camera aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows several unnamed craters superimposed upon one another. The low sun angle enhances the topography of this densely cratered region.
PIA20313:
Dawn LAMO Image 23
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the western rim of Occator Crater. Several small, bright patches of material can be seen along the rim.
PIA20312:
Dawn LAMO Image 22
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The image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the northeast rim of Sintana Crater on Ceres. The crater's steep rim is shadowed in this particular view.
PIA20311:
Dawn LAMO Image 21
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft took this image of Pluto's vast nitrogen ice plain informally named Sputnik Planum.
PIA20464:
Pluto's Mysterious, Floating Hills
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Jan. 1, 2016, shows two relatively young, fresh craters on Ceres. Large blocks of ejected material fell near the rims of the craters and onto the floor of the larger crater.
PIA20310:
Dawn LAMO Image 20
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Tupo Crater on Ceres is seen in this view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. This crater, located in the southern hemisphere of Ceres, was named for a Polynesian god of turmeric. Dawn captured the scene on Dec. 24, 2015.
PIA20309:
Dawn LAMO Image 19
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a crater in the southern hemisphere of Ceres with a prominent central peak. The image is centered at approximately 63 degrees south latitude, 143 degrees east longitude. Dawn captured the scene on Dec. 24, 2015.
PIA20308:
Dawn LAMO Image 18
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures the northern rim of Toharu Crater on Ceres. Dawn captured the scene on Dec. 24, 2015 from its low-altitude mapping orbit (LAMO), at an approximate altitude of 240 miles (385 kilometers) above Ceres.
PIA20307:
Dawn LAMO Image 17
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-29 Pluto New Horizons
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After its close approach to Pluto in July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped this hauntingly beautiful image of the night side of Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
PIA20375:
Charon's Night Side
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LEISA
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This false-color image, derived from observations in infrared light by the LEISA instrument, shows where the spectral features of water ice are abundant on Pluto's surface based on two scans obtained by NASA's New Horizons on July 14, 2015.
PIA20374:
Pluto's Widespread Water Ice
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This image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is the first look at Pluto's atmosphere in infrared wavelengths. The blue ring around Pluto is caused by sunlight scattering from haze particles common in Pluto's atmosphere.
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Pluto's Blue Atmosphere in the Infrared
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This view captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a section of Jarimba Crater on Ceres. A portion of the crater rim near top center appears much sharper, with smoother walls, than elsewhere.
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Dawn LAMO Image 16
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This frame is from a simulated flight of NASA's Dawn over Ceres which emphasizes the most prominent craters, as well as the mountain Ahuna Mons.
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Flight Over Ceres Animation Icon
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures a portion of Ceres near the equator, including a crater surrounded by bright material. The image is centered at approximately 2.5 degrees south latitude, 112 degrees east longitude.
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Dawn LAMO Image 15
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This moody scene from NASA's Dawn spacecraft taken on Dec. 23, 2015, captures a portion of the southern hemisphere of Ceres. The image is centered at approximately 64 degrees south latitude, 291 degrees east longitude.
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Dawn LAMO Image 14
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This view from NASA's captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Dec. 21,2015, shows the central complex of mountain peaks within Dantu Crater on Ceres. A patch of bright material is visible near lower right.
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Dawn LAMO Image 13
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured on Dec. 21, 2015 shows a portion of the northern hemisphere of Ceres. Bright material can be seen in the wall of the large crater at upper right.
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Dawn LAMO Image 12
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured this portion of the southern hemisphere of Ceres on Dec. 20, 2015. The image is centered at approximately 46 degrees south latitude, 101 degrees east longitude.
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Dawn LAMO Image 11
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures the southeast rim of Dantu Crater. Bright material can be seen in some places along the walls. A network of fractures in the crater floor is visible at upper right.
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Dawn LAMO Image 10
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures gently curving canyons amid cratered plains on Ceres. The image is centered at approximately 31 degrees south latitude, 259 degrees east longitude, just north of the large crater Urvara.
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Dawn LAMO Image 9
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Flecks of bright material can be seen in this image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Dawn took this image on Dec. 19, 2015, at an approximate altitude of 240 miles (385 kilometers) above Ceres.
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Dawn LAMO Image 8
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured this image of unnamed craters in the southern hemisphere of Ceres on Dec. 18, 2015. The image is centered at approximately 45 degrees south latitude, 325 degrees east longitude.
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Dawn LAMO Image 7
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-14 Pluto New Horizons
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This approximate true-color image from NASA's New Horizons shows hydrocarbons accumulating into small particles, a fraction of a micrometer in size, and scatter sunlight to make the bright blue haze seen in this image.
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Pluto's Haze in Bands of Blue
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Scientists with NASA's New Horizons mission have assembled the highest-resolution color view of one of two potential cryovolcanoes spotted on the surface of the distant planet by the passing New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015.
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Wright's Stuff
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captured this image on Dec. 18, 2015 of unnamed craters near the equator of Ceres. The image is centered at approximately 4 degrees south latitude, 350 degrees east longitude.
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Dawn LAMO Image 6
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This view of the Cerean crater Victa was captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Dec. 19, 2015. The steep-walled crater is approximately 19 miles (30 kilometers) in diameter, and was named for the Roman goddess of food and nourishment.
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Dawn LAMO Image 5
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This Cerean crater, which is covered in ridges and steep slopes, called scarps, was captured by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Dec. 23, 2015. These features likely resulted when the crater partly collapsed during its formation.
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Crater with Scarps in LAMO
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The fractured floor of Dantu Crater on Ceres is seen in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft taken on Dec. 21, 2015. Similar fractures are seen in Tycho, one of the youngest large craters on Earth's moon.
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Floor of Dantu Crater from LAMO
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Kupalo Crater, taken Dec. 21, 2016 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows one of the youngest craters on Ceres. The crater has bright material exposed on its rim and walls, which could be salts. Its flat floor likely formed from impact melt and debris.
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Kupalo Crater from LAMO
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, taken Dec. 19, 2015, shows part of Messor Crater, at northern mid-latitudes on Ceres. The scene shows an older crater in which a large lobe-shaped flow partly covers the northern (top) part of the crater floor.
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Messor Crater from LAMO
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This view of Ezinu Crater on Ceres was taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Oct. 19, 2015. Ezinu is the large crater in the top left corner of the image and contains a canyon-like feature near its center.
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Dawn HAMO Image 89
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-08 Pluto New Horizons
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft continues to transmit the sharpest views of Pluto that it obtained (and recorded) during its flyby of the distant planet on July 14, 2015.
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Pluto's Icy Plains Captured in Highest-Resolution Views from New Horizons
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This view of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows Tupo Crater (22 miles, 36 kilometers wide), at upper left, with its sharp rim and prominent central peak.
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Dawn HAMO Image 88
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This image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows terrain in the southern hemisphere within the large crater called Yalode. The prominent crater at top-right is called Lono. The crater directly below it is called Besua.
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Dawn HAMO Image 87
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This image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows Sintana Crater (36 miles, 58 kilometers wide) at top, just right of center. The rim of a large crater called Zadeni (80 miles, 128 kilometers wide), is seen at the bottom of the image.
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Dawn HAMO Image 86
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This image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows cratered terrain at high northern latitudes. Ghanan Crater is seen at upper-right. A distinctive flow feature extends into the crater from its northern rim.
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Dawn HAMO Image 85
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This view of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows cratered terrain located immediately to the west of the intriguing mountain feature called Ahuna Mons.
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Dawn HAMO Image 84
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-31 Pluto New Horizons
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This illustration shows some of the final images used to determine that the coast was clear for NASA's New Horizons' flight through the Pluto system.
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Deep Field Image
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Pluto shows two remarkably different sides in these color images of the planet and its largest moon, Charon, taken by NASA's New Horizons on June 25 and June 27, 2015.
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Two Faces of Pluto July 1
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Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from NASA's New Horizons, taken on July 13, 2015. This is the last and most detailed image sent to Earth before the spacecraft's closest approach to Pluto on July 14.
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Color Image of Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-29 Ceres Dawn
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This view from NASA's Dawn spacecraft includes Haulani, a relatively fresh crater 19 miles (31 kilometers) in diameter. The interior of Haulani shows landslides from its crater rim, along with smooth material and a central ridge on its crater floor.
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Dawn HAMO Image 83
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Part of the southern hemisphere on dwarf planet Ceres is seen in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Hamori crater, named after a Japanese god and protector of tree leaves, is the large crater near the center of the image.
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Dawn HAMO Image 82
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