Observation by NASA New Horizons: Tombaugh Regio

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

NASA New Horizons

Observed

2015 Jul 13 - 11:11

Uploaded

2015 Jul 18 - 11:16

Objects

134340 Pluto

Target name

Pluto

Title

Tombaugh Regio

About this image

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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