NASANew HorizonsPlutoMakes Statement

Discovers heart-shaped region

9 Jul, 2015

The probe discovers a heart-shaped region on Pluto:

Over the next week the spacecraft will be just 7,750 miles away from the dwarf planet. Team member:

The next time we see this part of Pluto at closest approach, a portion of this region will be imaged at about 500 times better resolution than we see today. It will be incredible.

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