Photo: New pictures of Pluto show the deeply frozen surface

Photo: New pictures of Pluto show the deeply frozen surface

Experts think that frozen surface on the picture may be still geologically alive despite being at the age of 100 million years. Photos of the Tombaugh zone are showing the heart of the Pluto’s covering.

Thanks to the space ship that finally made it to Pluto we broaden our knowledge about this far planet.

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Experts think that frozen surface on the picture may be still geologically alive despite being at the age of 100 million years. Photos of the Tombaugh zone are showing the heart of the Pluto’s covering.

We were wery surprised seeing kilometers of broad and plain surface. We didn’t expect this

– said Jeff Moore, one of the Pluto’s investigators.

One of the first close photos of Pluto

One of the first close photos of Pluto

Although new photos were made public this Friday, scientists can’t drive much information of the new photos but they don’t have all of the photos made by the spacecraft. Scientists received less than 2% of the data from the spaceship by now and they should receive nearly 3% more by the end of the next week and the process of receiving all the data from the spacecraft will take time till the year of 2016.

One of the other questions, discussed among the scientists is the Pluto’s atmosphere made mostly of nitrogen that is slowly escaping from the planet because of the small level of gravity on the planet thus creating an ionized tail behind the planet.

The frozen plains on Pluto

The frozen plains on Pluto

The spacecraft is at the distance of two million miles from the planet and is about to start the next phase of its work at the same time sending data to Earth.

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