The Surface of Pluto

The never-before-seen surface of the distant planet Pluto is resolved in these NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope pictures, taken with the European Space Agency's (ESA) Faint Object Camera (FOC) aboard Hubble.

Credit:

Alan Stern (Southwest Research Institute), Marc Buie (Lowell Observatory), NASA and ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9609a
Type:Collage
Release date:7 March 1996, 20:00
Size:2569 x 1580 px

About the Object

Name:Pluto
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Hubble Space Telescope
FOC

Image Formats

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