Observation by NASA New Horizons: Tombaugh Regio

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Paul Downing, FRAS


NASA New Horizons


2015 Jul 13 - 11:11


2015 Jul 18 - 11:16


134340 Pluto

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Tombaugh Regio

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This week the honour of POTW must fall to the image of the newly named "Tombaugh Regio" on Pluto, as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft.  This heart shaped region has been named after Clyde Tombaugh, discoverer of Pluto in 1930.

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