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Old 08-08-2014, 03:36 AM   #1
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Default Dancing In the (Pluto) Moonlight...

...courtesy of NASA's New Horizons space probe : here's a quick look at Pluto and Charon! Blink, though, and you'll miss it (it's only 4 or 5 seconds); but the word is, we'll get an even better look at them come this time next year...
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Old 08-08-2014, 08:50 AM   #2
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Default What are the chances......

boatshewsd2, good to see you posting, and thanks for drawing our attention to this latest piece of astronomical information. Out of the mere 9 planets in our system, there's chance that Pluto's a double dwarf - so if we consider the infinite number of planets out there, what else could be going on, what other amazing phenomena could be happening?

Thanks again and kindest regards

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Old 09-08-2014, 12:17 PM   #3
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There are only officially 8 planets in the solar system as Pluto got downgraded a few years ago.

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charon, nasa, new horizons probe, pluto

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