NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto
NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto

 NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, set to fly by the Pluto system on July 14, has sent its first colour image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon Charon.

Pluto`s moon Charon may have had an underground ocean in the past

A new study by NASA has revealed that there might be cracks in Pluto`s giant moon Charon, which could indicate that it once had a subterranean ocean of liquid water.

Pluto`s largest moon Charon discovered

NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet`s Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.

Sharpest-ever ground-based images of Pluto and Charon captured

A large state-of-the-art telescope when combined with speckle imaging techniques helped astronomers produce the sharpest ground-based snapshots ever obtained of Pluto and its largest companion Charon in visible light.