More Pluto! And Two Weird Moons. Well, It’s All Weird. It’s Pluto.

On Tuesday, the folks at New Horizons released more images, this time of Pluto’s surface and two of its smaller moons, Nix and Hydra.

The Pluto image shows an area to the west of Tombaugh Regio, the heart-shaped pattern. Like the earlier release, this shows mountains surrounded by flat plains of ice. The mountains aren’t as tall as in the other area (1–1.5 kilometers high, as opposed to more than 3 kilometers), but there’s something new in this one: craters.

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