See a stunning photo of Pluto taken by New Horizons spacecraft

oh my god

For The Win

Pluto is the outermost planet in our solar system, the planet that briefly wasn’t a planet, and is now classified as a dwarf planet.

On Tuesday, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft finally made the nine-year jersey to Pluto and sent back photos. These are by far the most detailed photos of Pluto ever taken.

The bottom of Pluto looks a little bit like the bird in the Scott Free Production company logo, no? Probably not.

Anyway, go Pluto!

View of Pluto as seen from NASA New Horizons spacecraft, which has traveled more than 9 years and 3+ billion miles. This is the last and most detailed image of Pluto sent to Earth before the moment of closest approach - 7:49 a.m. EDT today. This same image will be released and discussed at 8 a.m. EDT today. Watch our briefing live on NASA Television at: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv The high res pic will be posted on the web at: http://www.nasa.gov.  This stunning image of the dwarf planet was captured from New Horizons at about 4 p.m. EDT on July 13, about 16 hours before the moment of closest approach. The spacecraft was 476,000 miles (766,000 kilometers) from the surface.  Image Credit: NASA (Via OlyDrop) NASA

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