New Pluto images arrive just in time for birthday of planet’s discoverer

February 5, 2015 4:41 AM

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New Pluto images arrive just in time for birthday of planet’s discoverer

Images are the first taken by New Horizons in 2015.

NASA’s New Horizons probe has sent back new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in time for the anniversary of the birth of the dwarf planet’s discoverer, Clyde Tombaugh. The new images were obtained by the Long-Range Reconnaissance Orbiter (LORRI) instrument on January 25 and 27 and relea...

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