7 New Things We've Just Learnt About Pluto
Data sent back by the New Horizons spacecraft, which flew by Pluto last year, is now giving us lots of new insights into the (dwarf) planet and its moons.
This is how Pluto and its moons orbit each other.
There's not much dust around the dwarf planet.
It's atmosphere is colder and more compact than we thought.
There’s a haze all over the planet that goes all the way up to high altitudes.
Pluto is covered in lots of different types of terrain.
Some parts of Pluto's surface contain lots of red-brown molecules called tholins.
There might be ICE VOLCANOES.
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