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What Has Hubble Learned About Pluto’s Neighborhood?



The New Horizons mission is rapidly approaching Pluto, and will soon show us the first-ever detailed images of the dwarf planet. Until this year, the best pictures of Pluto have been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. Find out how Hubble has helped prepare for the New Horizons Mission’s arrival at Pluto in July with today’s Hubble 25th Discoveries story: “What Has Hubble Learned About Pluto’s Neighborhood?”

And be sure to follow the New Horizons Pluto flyby at, or on Twitter using @NewHorizons and #PlutoFlyBy . You can also participate in the #Plutotime activity on Twitter, sharing pictures of the Earth equivalent of Pluto’s noon.

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