Pluto’s Blue Sky: Pluto’s haze layer shows its blue color in this picture taken by the New Horizons Ralph/Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC). The high-altitude haze is thought to be similar in nature to that seen at Saturn’s moon Titan. 703 more words
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Not unlike what’s found here on Earth, the faraway dwarf planet* Pluto has a sky tinted blue with scattered sunlight, as seen in the latest image from NASA’s… 193 more words
In a significant find, the first colour images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes taken by NASA’s New Horizons probe reveal that the hazes are strikingly blue like the blue sky we see on Earth. 20 more words
Today NASA released the first color images of Pluto taken by New Horizons. They are stunning.
The haze surrounding the Kuiper Belt planet is blue. The particles making up the haze are probably gray or red, but they way they scatter blue light points to the size and composition of the particles. 263 more words