By combining four images from New Horizons’ LORRI imager and color data from other instruments, scientists were able to create this stunning real-color image of Pluto after New Horizon’s mid-July 2015 flyby of the planet. Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

This is by far the most detailed image of Pluto ever produced. To see what earlier imaging efforts looked like, take a look at NASA’s awesome animation, Views of Pluto Through the Years.

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