New Pluto pictures show hazy horizon

  • 18 September 2015
Pluto Image copyright NASA
Image caption Backlighting from the Sun highlights Pluto's rugged mountains

The American space agency NASA has released even more images of the dwarf planet Pluto from its New Horizons probe.

The pictures show icy mountains and flat ice plains which scientists say have a bit of an Arctic look to them.

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Image caption New Horizons captured a near-sunset view of Pluto's crescent

All of the images were captured at sunset when the New Horizons probe completed its flyby in July.

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Image caption The setting sun illuminated a fog or near-surface haze

It will take a whole year for it send back all of the pictures it took.

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