The Year of Pluto

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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:17 am

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...hmmmm...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:20 am

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...Pluto's Moons...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:02 pm

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...(and yet it is)...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:47 pm

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...Pluto as seen from Charon...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:42 pm

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...New Horizons Spacecraft, on December 4th, 2003, approaching Jupiter...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:26 pm

...Dark Pluto bares Its Heart...

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"You can only get this image by going to Pluto and crossing to the far side and looking back," says scientist Alan Stern.
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Here's NPR's article:
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... -its-heart
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:17 pm

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An image of stars bursting to life in the chaotic Carina Nebula taken by the Hubble (not what I wrote, but I endorse it)...it's not Pluto, but it's in the neighborhood.
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:27 pm

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NASA unveiled this false-color, close up portrait of Pluto on Twitter on Friday, July 24, 2015. (NASA/Twitter)
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Aug 15, 2015 1:14 pm

Pluto flyby made from real images taken from the New Horizons spacecraft...

http://www.theverge.com/tldr/2015/8/14/ ... spacecraft
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Aug 15, 2015 1:15 pm

Your Vote Wanted to Help Name 32 Alien Worlds

http://www.space.com/topics/pluto-the-n ... s-a-dwarf/
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:04 am

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...I don't know why but that just makes me so :lmao: sad...
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:01 pm

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Late Night with Stephen Colbert starts on September 8th...I'll be asleep but I thought you might like to know.
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:33 pm

Most recent photos from the planet...

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... this-world
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:12 am

THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE JUST SENT BACK A NEW PHOTO OF THE TWIN JET NEBULA. HERE’S WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE IN 1997:
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AND NOW …
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Re: The Year of Pluto

Postby shireling » Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:48 am

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