NASA’s Pluto probe takes new pictures of target

February 5, 2015 7:32 AM

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Less than six months from a historic close-up of Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft has glimpsed its distant target at a range of 126 million miles, and better pictures are coming.

The images show Pluto and its moon Charon as pixelated figures. Pluto’s smaller satellites are too tiny for New Horizons to resolve at its current distance.

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