The New Horizons craft visited Pluto and its moon, Charon, last year. The photos transmitted back were jaw-dropping. They even strung together a few photos taken a short time apart, which showed New Horizons’ Pluto approach.
But a few photos don’t make video. Unfortunately. Video, of course, takes longer to transmit. And now, after almost a year later, New Horizons has transmitted video back to Earth.
And it was worth the wait.
I don’t know about you, but this video gave me goosebumps. In these videos, color and topographic relief has been enhanced to emphasize color and scale (hey, it’s dark out there)
We can’t wait to see new videos from our solar system!