Pluto's crescent, New Horizons image

Pluto's crescent, New Horizons image

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Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Pluto's crescent. View of Pluto looking back towards the sun, showing the deep haze layers of Pluto's atmosphere extending all the way around the planet and revealing the silhouetted profiles of rugged plateaus on the night (left) side. Imaged by NASA's New Horizons interplanetary space probe, on 14th July 2015.

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