Astronomy Image of the Day (14/09/2018)

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Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

The latest two full-frame images of Pluto and Charon were collected separately by New Horizons during approach on July 13 and July 14, 2015. The relative reflectivity, size, separation, and orientations of Pluto and Charon are approximated in this composite image, and they are shown in approximate true color.

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