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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Astronomy Tuesday


Here's another view of my favorite not-quite-a-planet Pluto, taken by the New Horizons spacecraft last year.

This is the North Pole, bearing an unnerving resemblance to a meringue baked to a perfect golden brown crust. (If you're in the habit of making your meringues from frozen methane gas, of course.)

Image Credit: NASA, Johns Hopkins Univ./APL, Southwest Research Institute

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