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NASA Just Released This Amazing New Set of Up-Close Pluto Pictures

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NASA released a new (and gorgeous) set of Pluto pictures from its recent New Horizons fly-by—and they’re our best look yet at some of the strange terrain of the erstwhile planet.

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Top image: Pluto overlook / NASA

Here’s the full set of Pluto pictures—plus one bonus planetary portrait of Charon, included at the very bottom. The set of high-relief photos focuses on surface details, including a close-up look at some Pluto chaos terrain, Pluto during twilight, and the haze around Pluto in profile.

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Pluto chaos terrain (above) / NASA

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Haze around Pluto (above) / NASA

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(Pluto dark areas) / NASA

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Pluto surface photo / NASA

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Pluto surface photo / NASA

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Pluto during twilight (above) / NASA

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Charon / NASA

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