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3/18/2016 - Links: Informal Names for Places on Pluto
3/18/2016 - Link: New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto (Link)

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Links: Informal Names for Places on Pluto
Friday, March 18th, 2016
07:55:44 GMT


Today, I found out that various regions of Pluto have been given informal names.

Links:

From HuffingtonPost.com - Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares (July 15, 2015)

From Gizmodo.com - Places on Pluto are Being Named for Your Darkest Imaginings (July 14, 2015)

From NASA.gov - New Horizons Map of Pluto: The Whale and the Donut (July 7, 2015)


And from Wikipedia:

Geography of Pluto

An annotated Pluto map

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Link: New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto
Friday, March 18th, 2016
08:31:27 GMT


Link

Another cool thing I just found today.

From NASA.gov - New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto (Oct. 8, 2015)


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