Latest Pluto and Charon Image: 27.7M km Away

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Been playing with the latest raw images received from New Horizons and published today. Not really sure how many of the features visible in the resulting image below are real instead of being just processing artifacts. The profile of the shadow seems to suggest the presence of a something similar to large impact crater, but we’ll just need to wait for the next few days and weeks to have higher resolution views and answer that question.

Pluto and Charon - Jun 21st 2015

Pluto and Charon – Jun 21st 2015