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By meticulously stitching together photos taken from two cameras aboard the New Horizons spacecraft, a team of scientists has compiled the most accurate maps of Pluto and Charon to date.
We’ve seen photos and maps of Pluto and Charon before, but these maps now represent our best current understanding of the surface features and topology of these distant Kuiper Belt objects.
When New Horizons flew past Pluto and Charon on July 14, 2015, it snapped photos at a feverish pace
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