NASA's New Horizons snaps its first color image of Pluto

April 14, 2015 8:40 PM

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NASA's New Horizons snaps its first color image of Pluto

Pluto and its biggest moon Charon appear as colorful blobs in a fresh NASA image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft.

Pluto is the underdog hero of our solar system. Once considered a full-on planet, it was downgraded to a dwarf planet, but it has remained an object of fascination for scientists and a space-loving public.

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