Pictures of Pluto – level 3
An animation released on the Internet illustrates the picture quality with which Pluto was photographed over the years. Starting by a few blurry pixels and ending with a close-up high-res view, the animation shows just how far human understanding of the dwarf planet has come.
Astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930, but details of its origins and makeup eluded scientists ever since. The distant world remained a mystery for decades until recently when the New Horizons probe flew past the icy planet. Today’s technology can see structures smaller than a mile.
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