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Pluto/Charon Poses for Sharpest Ground-based Images Ever


September 26, 2012

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Using a method called reconstructive speckle imaging, researchers have taken the sharpest ground-based snapshots ever obtained of Pluto and Charon in visible light. Full Story

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Gemini Observatory

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