NASA New Horizon Says Hello To Pluto #Shiny

New Horizon Pluto PhotoNASA’s New Horizons interplanetary probe after a nine-year journey arrives at Pluto and has been providing the world with the sharpest photos ever seen of our Solar System’s most prominent ‘dwarf planet.’ Today, it made its closest approach to Pluto yet, around about 8,000 miles above its surface – at around 07:49:57 EDT.

I have posted the photo that New Horizon took which, despite traveling at the speed of light (186,000 miles per second), took four and a half hours to reach us here on Earth as it crossed the 3 billion miles between here and Pluto. Tomorrow NASA will be releasing the close up pictures of Pluto, and I cannot wait to see them they are going to be shiny!

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