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Pick a Postcard - Pluto


This is an image of Pluto taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Courtesy of NASA and Dr. R. Albrecht, ESA/ESO Space

This is an image of Pluto compared with that of the Earth.
Image from: NASA

This is an artist's conception of Pluto and Charon. Pluto is in the background and Charon is in the foreground.
Courtesy of Pat Rawlings, Science Applications International

Here's how an artist thinks New Horizons mission will look as it flies past Pluto in 2015.
Image courtesy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.

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