Looking northeast over the dark, cratered, informally named Cthulhu Regio toward the bright, smooth, expanse of icy plains informally called Sputnik Planum. The entire expanse of terrain seen in this image is 1 800 km across.
Subtle color differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-color view of Herschel Crater captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest-ever flyby of that moon on Feb. The crater is 80 miles kilometers) wide.
Pluto - Norgay Montes (left foreground); Hillary Montes (skyline); Sputnik Planitia (right). Near-sunset view includes several layers of atmospheric haze.
North of #Pluto | #Pluto with contrasting colors by the New Horizons probe guns. The area is known informally as Lowell Regio, referring to Percival Lowell, founder of the Lowell Observatory and also famous for its speculation the canals of Mars. Lowell began the research that would lead to the discovery of Pluto in 1906. Pluto's north pole is above and to the .....
Global View 2 - Pluto System - With less than 100 days left to the much awaited flyby of the Pluto system. The picture set includes the expected view of North Pole, South Pole, global views, and its biggest moon Charon.
November 12 2015 : Psychedelic Pluto New Horizons scientists made this false color image of Pluto using a technique called principal component analysis to highlight the many subtle color differences between Pluto's distinct regions.