New Image from New Horizons Shows Pluto, Charon in Near-True Color

This image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon was captured by New Horizons’ Ralph color imager on July 14, 2015, five hours before Pluto closest approach. The image above highlights the contrasting appearance of the two icy worlds, sometimes referred to as a binary planet. Pluto shows a wide variety of subtle color [...] —> Read More