Tantalizing Pluto views suggest active surface but won’t be seen again for 161 years – Space.com June 17, 2021 – Space Saturday June 19, 2021

I saw this yesterday on Space.comTantalizing Pluto views suggest active surface but won’t be seen again for 161 years https://www.space.com/pluto-fully-illuminated-observation-suggests-active-surface. Much longer article, but here’s what I considered relevant. It has some photos.

By Meghan Bartels  June 17, 2021

The scientists have more work to do, with observations scheduled for Saturday.

For a brief moment in time in July 2018, the solar system aligned to show Earth the fully sunlit disk of Pluto, an arrangement that won’t occur again for 161 years.

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https://www.space.com/pluto-fully-illuminated-observation-suggests-active-surface

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2 Responses to Tantalizing Pluto views suggest active surface but won’t be seen again for 161 years – Space.com June 17, 2021 – Space Saturday June 19, 2021

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Such a stunning view

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