Monday, 24 October 2016

New Horizons forecasts clouds on Pluto

It's been over a year since new Horizon's historic flyby of Pluto in July 2015, but it continues to send back data from that brief encounter as it heads out of the Solar System. At the American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences and European Planetary Science Congress meeting in Pasadena, California, NASA scientists revealed evidence from the unmanned deep space probe that indicates Pluto may have clouds and that its next destination in the Kuiper belt may be more like Pluto than previously thought.

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