You Have To See These New Photos Of Sunset On Pluto

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The spacecraft turned back around to face the sun, snapping the dwarf planet at sunset. You can see its “rugged” mountains and smooth ice plains as the spacecraft looks out toward the horizon.

Here’s a closer look at those mountains.

Here's a closer look at those mountains.

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Just to reiterate: THESE ARE ACTUAL MOUNTAINS ON ACTUAL PLUTO.

“This image really makes you feel you are there, at Pluto, surveying the landscape for yourself,” said New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern. “But this image is also a scientific bonanza, revealing new details about Pluto’s atmosphere, mountains, glaciers and plains.”

Here’s a closer look at the haze just above the surface of Pluto.

Here's a closer look at the haze just above the surface of Pluto.

NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

The above image shows a “fog” or “haze” over the surface of the dwarf planet, illuminated by the setting sun. You can even see shadows of hills and mountains.

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