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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-08-06 Ceres Dawn
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Among the highest features seen by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Ceres so far is a mountain about 4 miles (6 kilometers) high, which is roughly the elevation of Mount McKinley in Alaska's Denali National Park.
PIA19618:
Tall Mountain: Enhanced View
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This frame from an animation from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows intriguing bright spots on Ceres lie in a crater named Occator, which is about 60 miles (90 kilometers) across and 2 miles (4 kilometers) deep.
PIA19617:
Occator Crater: Enhanced View
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This image of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, features a large, steep-sided mountain and several intriguing bright spots. The mountain's height is estimated to be about 4 miles (6 kilometers). It is the highest point seen on Ceres so far.
PIA19615:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 42
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This image, taken on June 25, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres. The large crater with a central peak at bottom is Zadeni crater.
PIA19614:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 41
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-08-04 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 24, 2015, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19613:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 40
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-08-03 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 25, 2015, shows a portion of the northern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers).
PIA19612:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 39
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-31 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 24, 2015, shows cratered terrain near the day-night line, called the terminator, on dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19611:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 38
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Charon New Horizons
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The science team of NASA's New Horizons mission has produced this global map of Pluto's largest moon, Charon. The map includes all available resolved images of the surface acquired between July 7-14, 2015 on the anti-Pluto facing hemisphere.
PIA19866:
Global Map of Pluto's Moon Charon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-30 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the northern hemisphere on dwarf planet Ceres on June 24, 2015. The largest crater in this image, in the lower right quadrant, is called Ezinu. It is 75 miles (120 kilometers) across.
PIA19610:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 37
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Pluto New Horizons
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This image contains the initial, informal names being used by the New Horizons team for the features on Pluto's Sputnik Planum (plain). These names have not yet been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
PIA19865:
Informal Names for Features on Pluto's Sputnik Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Pluto New Horizons
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This image contains the initial, informal names being used by NASA's New Horizons team for the features and regions on the surface of Pluto's largest moon, Charon. These names have not yet been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
PIA19864:
Informal Names for Features on Pluto's Moon Charon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Pluto New Horizons
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This image contains the initial, informal names being used by NASA's New Horizons team for the features and regions on the surface of Pluto. These names have not yet been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
PIA19863:
Informal Names for Features on Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 24, 2015, shows Dantu crater on dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers); Dantu crater as small patches of bright material sprinkled around it.
PIA19609:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 36
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
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This image, from NASA's Dawn's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR), highlights a bright region on Ceres known as Haulani, named after the Hawaiian plant goddess.
PIA19608:
Haulani Seen by VIR
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
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This pair of images shows color-coded maps from NASA's Dawn mission, revealing the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19607:
Topographic Maps of Ceres' East and West Hemispheres
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
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This color-coded map from NASA's Dawn mission shows the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres. It is labeled with names of features approved by the International Astronomical Union.
PIA19606:
Topographic Ceres Map With Crater Names
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-28 Ceres Dawn
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This frame from an animation shows a color-coded map from NASA's Dawn mission revealing the highs and lows of topography on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.
PIA19605:
Ceres Topographic Globe Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Pluto New Horizons
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The science team of NASA's New Horizons mission has produced an updated global map of the dwarf planet Pluto. The map includes all resolved images of the surface acquired between July 7-14, 2015.
PIA19858:
Global Map of Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-27 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015.
PIA19604:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 35
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-25 Pluto New Horizons
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Four images from NASA's New Horizons were combined with color data from the Ralph instrument to create this global view of Pluto. (The lower right edge of Pluto in this view currently lacks high-resolution color coverage.)
PIA19857:
Pluto in True Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-24 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken on June 25, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers), with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19603:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 34
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-23 Pluto New Horizons
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This image from NASA's New Horizons highlights the contrasting appearance of the two worlds: Charon is mostly gray, with a dark reddish polar cap, while Pluto shows a wide variety of subtle color variations.
PIA19856:
A Binary Planet in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-23 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken on June 25, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers), with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19602:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 33
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-22 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 25, 2015.
PIA19601:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 32
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-21 Pluto New Horizons
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured these images of Pluto's moon Nix which shows a reddish spot that has attracted the interest of the mission scientists (left), and the small, irregularly shaped moon Hydra (right).
PIA19847:
'Capturing' Nix and Hydra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-21 Pluto New Horizons
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A newly discovered mountain range lies near the southwestern margin of Pluto's heart-shaped Tombaugh Regio (Tombaugh Region), situated between bright, icy plains and dark, heavily-cratered terrain as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
PIA19842:
A Mountain Range within Pluto's 'Heart'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-21 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 25, 2015.
PIA19600:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 31
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-20 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015.
PIA19599:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 30
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Pluto New Horizons
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At center left of Pluto's vast heart-shaped feature ('Tombaugh Regio') lies a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geologic processes as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
PIA19841:
Frozen Plains in the Heart of Pluto's 'Heart'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Pluto New Horizons
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Artist's concept of the interaction of the solar wind (the supersonic outflow of electrically charged particles from the Sun) with Pluto's predominantly nitrogen atmosphere based on NASA's New Horizons' SWAP instrument.
PIA19719:
Artist's Concept of the Interaction of the Solar Wind
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Pluto New Horizons
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Peering closely at the 'heart of Pluto,' in the western half of what mission scientists have informally named Tombaugh Regio (Tombaugh Region), NASA's New Horizons' Ralph instrument revealed evidence of carbon monoxide ice.
PIA19718:
Peering Closely at the 'Heart of Pluto'
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These two images of Pluto and Charon were collected separately by NASA's New Horizons during approach on July 13 and July 14, 2015. The relative reflectivity, size, separation, and orientations, and colors are approximated in this composite image.
PIA19717:
Portrait of Pluto and Charon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Pluto New Horizons
Alice UVS
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This figure shows how the Alice instrument onboard NASA's New Horizons spacecraft count rate changed over time during the sunset and sunrise observations.
PIA19716:
Alice Solar Occultation
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Alice UVS
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This figure shows the locations of the sunset and sunrise solar occultations observed by the Alice instrument on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
PIA19715:
Pluto Solar Occultations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Pluto New Horizons
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This annotated view from NASA's New Horizons of a portion of Pluto's Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), named for Earth's first artificial satellite, shows an array of enigmatic features.
PIA19714:
Portion of Pluto's Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-17 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 25, 2015
PIA19597:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 29
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-16 Charon New Horizons
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This image, taken by NASA's New Horizons, is of an area on Pluto's largest moon Charon featuring a captivating feature-a depression with a peak in the middle, shown here in the upper left corner of the inset.
PIA19713:
Close-Up of Charon’s ‘Mountain in a Moat’
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-16 Pluto Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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As one NASA spacecraft sailed past the distant ice world of Pluto, collecting never-before-seen vistas and invaluable science data, NASA' Cassini spacecraft turned its gaze in that direction from its outpost at Saturn.
PIA19641:
Pluto Seen from Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-16 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 25, 2015.
PIA19596:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 28
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Pluto New Horizons
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This close-up image from NASAs New Horizon spacecraft is of a region near Pluto equator reveals a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet 3,500 meters above the surface of the icy body.
PIA19710:
The Icy Mountains of Pluto
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A swath of cliffs and troughs stretches about 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) on Pluto's largest moon Charon are revealed in this image from NASA'as New Horizon's spacecraft, taken late on July 13, 2015.
PIA19709:
Charon's Surprising Youthful and Varied Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Pluto New Horizons
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The latest spectra from NASA's New Horizons Ralph instrument reveal an abundance of methane ice, but with striking differences from place to place across the frozen surface of Pluto.
PIA19712:
Pluto: The Ice Plot Thickens
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Hydra New Horizons
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Like that of Charon, Hydra's surface is probably covered with water ice, the most abundant ice in the universe. This image, with a resolution of 2 miles per pixel, was taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft from approximately 400,000 miles away.
PIA19711:
Hydra Emerges from the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015.
PIA19595:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 27
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-14 Pluto New Horizons
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Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, 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.
PIA19708:
Pluto's Big Heart in Color
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Ralph Color Imager
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This July 13, 2015, image of Pluto and Charon is presented in false colors to make differences in surface material and features easy to see. It was obtained by the Ralph instrument on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
PIA19707:
Pluto and Charon in False Color Show Compositional Diversity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-14 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015.
PIA19594:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 26
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the northern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 24, 2015
PIA19593:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 25
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-10 Pluto New Horizons
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These circular maps shows the distribution of Pluto's dark and bright terrains as revealed by NASA's New Horizons mission prior to July 4, 2015. In these maps, the polar bright terrain is surrounded by a somewhat darker polar fringe.
PIA19706:
Dark and Bright Terrains of Pluto
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This image of Pluto was taken by NASA's New Horizons' spacecraft at 4:18 UT on July 9, 2015, from a range of 3.9 million miles (6.3 million kilometers) reveals new details on the surface of Pluto.
PIA19705:
New Details on Pluto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-10 Charon New Horizons
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This image of Charon was taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft on July 9, 2015, from a range of 3.9 million miles (6.3 million kilometers) shows numerous bright spots, scattered over Charon's surface.
PIA19704:
Bright Spots on Charon
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 21, 2015.
PIA19592:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 24
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 22, 2015.
PIA19591:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 23
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In the early morning hours of July 8, 2015, mission scientists received this new view of Pluto -- the most detailed yet returned by New Horizons. The image was taken on July 7, when the NASA spacecraft was just under 5 million miles (8 million kilometers)
PIA19702:
A Heart on Pluto
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This four-frame movie shows NASA's New Horizons' final deep search for hazardous material around Pluto, obtained on July 1, 2015. These data allow a highly sensitive search for any new moons.
PIA19701:
Final Hazard Search Animation Icon
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 18, 2015.
PIA19590:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 22
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This map of Pluto, created from images taken from June 27-July 3, 2015, by NASA's New Horizons. This map gives mission scientists an important tool to decipher the complex and intriguing pattern of bright and dark markings on Pluto's surface.
PIA19700:
The Whale and the Donut
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Framing Camera
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This image, taken on June 17, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel. A bright area called 'Spot 1' can be seen in this image.
PIA19589:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 21
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft obtained these three images of Pluto between July 1-3 ,2015, as the spacecraft closed in on its July 14 encounter with the dwarf planet and its moons.
PIA19698:
Three Views of Pluto
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This color version of NASA's New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) picture of Pluto taken July 3, 2015, was created by adding color data from the Ralph instrument gathered earlier in the mission.
PIA19699:
A Pluto Color Combo
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This image, taken on June 22, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19588:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 20
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-03 Pluto New Horizons
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What color is Pluto? The answer, revealed in the first maps made from NASA's New Horizons data, turns out to be shades of reddish brown.
PIA19697:
The 'Other' Red Planet (Animation) Animation Icon
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This image was created by NASA New Horizons to reveal color surface features of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. It was taken between June 23 and June 29, 2015.
PIA19696:
Pluto and Charon Surfaces in Living Color (Animation) Animation Icon
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This image of Pluto and its big moon Charon was taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft at 04:15 (UTC) on July 1, 2015, and shows the clearest view yet of the sides of Pluto and Charon.
PIA19694:
A Remarkable World
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Framing Camera
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This image, taken on June 18, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) -- a mountain 3 miles (5 kilometers) high, surrounded by relatively smooth terrain, can be seen here.
PIA19587:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 19
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-01 Pluto New Horizons
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This illustration shows some of the final images used to determine that the coast is clear for NASA's New Horizons' flight through the Pluto system.
PIA19695:
All Clear for New Horizons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-01 Charon New Horizons
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This pair of approximately true color images of Pluto and its big moon Charon, taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, highlight the dramatically different appearance of different sides of the dwarf planet, and reveal never-before-seen details.
PIA19693:
Two Faces of Pluto
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This series of images taken by NASA's New Horizons' Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC) shows how Pluto (left) and Charon (right) change in brightness as they rotate over 6.4 Earth days.
PIA19692:
True Color of Pluto and Charon Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-01 Ceres Dawn
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This image, taken on June 18, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) -- a mountain 3 miles (5 kilometers) high, surrounded by relatively smooth terrain, can be seen here.
PIA19586:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 18
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 16, 2015, shows a portion of the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers), with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19585:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 17
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This image of dwarf planet Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 15, 2015, shows a cluster of mysterious spots that are clearly brighter than their surroundings. Dawn took this image at an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers).
PIA19584:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 16
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 10, 2015.
PIA19583:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 15
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 9, 2015.
PIA19582:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 14
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The north pole of Ceres can be seen in this image taken on June 9, 2015 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.
PIA19581:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 13
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 7, 2015.
PIA19580:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 12
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-22 Pluto New Horizons
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These images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft show numerous large-scale features on Pluto's surface. When various large, dark and bright regions appear near limbs, they give Pluto a distinct, but false, non-spherical appearance.
PIA19691:
Features on the Close Approach Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-22 Charon New Horizons
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These recent images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft show the discovery of significant surface details on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
PIA19690:
A Dark Mystery on Charon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-22 Ceres Dawn
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A cluster of mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres can be seen in this image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2015.
PIA19579:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 11
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 14, 2015, shows an intriguing mountain on dwarf planet Ceres protruding from a relatively smooth area.
PIA19578:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 10
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A variety of craters and other geological features can be found on dwarf planet Ceres. NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image of Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) on June 5, 2015.
PIA19577:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 9
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 6, 2015.
PIA19576:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 8
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 9, 2015.
PIA19575:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 7
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft took this image on June 6, 2015, which includes an intriguing pyramid-shaped mountain protruding from a relatively smooth area in the upper right.
PIA19574:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 6
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 6, 2015.
PIA19573:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 5
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This image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows dwarf planet Ceres from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). The image, with a resolution of 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel, was taken on June 6, 2015.
PIA19572:
Dawn Survey Orbit Image 4
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 22, 2015, from a distance of 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,600 feet (480 meters) per pixel.
PIA19567:
Dawn OpNav9 Image 5
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-11 Pluto New Horizons
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These images, taken by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), show four different 'faces' of Pluto as it rotates about its axis with a period of 6.4 days.
PIA19686:
Faces of Pluto
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This frame from a movie, composed of images taken by NASA's New Horizons, shows Pluto as it rotates about its axis. The images were taken May 28-June 3, 2015, from distances ranging from approximately 56 million kilometers to 48.5 million kilometers.
PIA17807:
Faces of Pluto (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-11 Pluto New Horizons
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This near-true color, 'Pluto-centric' frame from a movie from NASA's New Horizons mission show Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, and the complex orbital dance of the two bodies, known as a double planet.
PIA19689:
Pluto and Charon in Color: Pluto-Centric View (Animation) Animation Icon
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This near-true color, barycentric, frame from a movie from NASA's New Horizons mission show Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, and the complex orbital dance of the two bodies, known as a double planet.
PIA19688:
Pluto and Charon in Color: Barycentric View (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-11 Ceres Dawn
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 22, 2015, from a distance of 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,600 feet (480 meters) per pixel.
PIA19566:
Dawn OpNav9 Image 4
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 22, 2015, from a distance of 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,600 feet (480 meters) per pixel.
PIA19565:
Dawn OpNav9 Image 3
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-10 Ceres Dawn
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Images from Dawn's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) show a portion of Ceres' cratered northern hemisphere, taken on May 16, 2015.
PIA19571:
VIR Image of Ceres, May 2015
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Craters in the northern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres are seen in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 6, 2015.
PIA19570:
Ceres' Northern Hemisphere in Survey
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A large crater in the southern hemisphere of dwarf planet Ceres is seen in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 6, 2015.
PIA19569:
Ceres' Southern Hemisphere in Survey
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The brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres are seen in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 6, 2015.
PIA19568:
Bright Spots in Ceres' Second Mapping Orbit
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 22, 2015, from a distance of 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,600 feet (480 meters) per pixel.
PIA19564:
Dawn OpNav9 Image 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-08 Pluto 900x900x3
This artist's concept of the frosty surface of Pluto with Charon and our sun as backdrops illustrates that while sunlight is much weaker than it is here on Earth, it isn't as dark as you might expect.
PIA19682:
Pluto at High Noon (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-08 Ceres Dawn
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 22, 2015, from a distance of 3,200 miles (5,100 kilometers) with a resolution of 1,600 feet (480 meters) per pixel.
PIA19563:
Dawn OpNav9 Image 1
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This image of Ceres is part of a sequence taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 7, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers).
PIA19558:
Dawn RC3 Image 24
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