The Surface of Pluto

This image is from a global map constructed through computer image processing performed on the Hubble data. The tile pattern is an artifact of the image enhancement technique.

Credit:

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

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9609a3
Type:Observation
Release date:7 March 1996, 20:00
Size:100 x 100 px

About the Object

Name:Pluto
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Hubble Space Telescope
FOC

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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