Now, using data gathered by the New Horizons spacecraft when it flew past the pint-sized planet in 2015, NASA has published a video that offers the best look yet at what it would be like to fly high over Pluto's frigid peaks and valleys, and it's glorious.
A flight over Pluto shows the highlands and the planet's nitrogen icy plain, Sputnik Planitia. It eventually concludes over Tartarus Dorsa.
Friday marked the two-year anniversary of New Horizons' fly-by of Pluto and its system. The spacecraft also collected other data, which helped in understanding the mysterious worlds that exists on the outer frontier of our solar system.
The Charon video starts shows a deep canyon called Serenity Chasma, moves north over Dorothy Gale crater, dark polar hood of Mordor Macula, south showing part of Oz Terra and finishing up on the relatively flat equatorial plains of Vulcan Planum and "moated mountains" of Clarke Montes. NASA has unveiled a set of detailed, high-quality global maps of Pluto and Charon.
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During the campaign period previous year , Duterte vowed to rid the Philippines of illegal drugs in three to six months. However, we're up to it and we will make sure, we'll make sure that is properly addressed", he added.
NASA said the images are exaggerated "by a factor of two to three times" to emphasize topography and the surface colors have been enhanced to bring out detail. All feature names on Pluto and Charon are informal. The spacecraft took nine-and-a-half years to get there. While MU69 itself eluded direct detection, the June 3 data provided valuable and unexpected insights that have already helped New Horizons.
"These results are telling us something really interesting", said New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern, of SwRI.
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The Americans opened the tournament with a disappointing draw against Panama, and they barely eeked out a win against Martinique. The U.S.is now tied atop the group with Panama after squeaking out a 3-2 win over Martinique on Wednesday in Tampa.
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link . Zacks Investment Research raised Dillard's from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th.
El Movimiento de Integración y Liberación Homosexual (Movilh ), denunció que Rolando Jiménez ha sufrido amenazas de muerte por parte de los adherentes de la iniciativa a cargo de CitizenGo, Padres Objetores de Chile y el Observatorio Legislativo Cristiano.
El primero de los casos registrados ocurrió alrededor de las 3.40, en la intersección de las calles Humahuaca y Nahuel Huapi . El más grande cayó fulminado por el impacto en el tórax que recibió, por el cual falleció en el lugar .
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Several months later, a female MBBS student of USTC of the same country, introducing her as Ateef's wife, started staying there. An Indian medical student studying in a private university in Chittagong was stabbed to death during a dispute with a roommate.
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The local share price index futures fell 0.2 percent to 5680, a 56.8 point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. Brent crude futures were off 0.08 percent at $48.38 a barrel and US crude inched lower by 0.07 percent to trade at $46.05.