Pluto

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    Five years after New Horizons flyby, 10 cool things about Pluto

    Washington D.C.: Five years ago, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history. After a voyage of nearly 10 years and more than 3 billion miles, the intrepid piano-sized probe flew within 7,800 miles…

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    SOFIA finds hidden clues in Pluto’s haze

    California: Observations made with the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) — a Boeing 747SP jetliner modified to carry a 106-inch diameter telescope — has helped explain how Pluto’s haze is formed…

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    Pluto’s icy heart makes winds blow

    Washington D.C. [USA]: A “beating heart” of frozen nitrogen controls Pluto’s winds and may explain the unique features on its surface, according to a new study. Pluto’s famous heart-shaped structure, named Tombaugh…

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