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Different ices

15 Jul, 2015

The New Horizons team release a composite photo showing different methane ice accumulations over Pluto’s surface. The photo is compiled using RALPH’s 256 infrared wavelengths overlaying a LORRI basemap.

All I’m showing is the diversity of terrains. The ices do have distinct properties, different melting points.

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