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comment by Corvus
Corvus  ·  3261 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Clearer image of Pluto

It's amazing to me that this is the first time that we're going to actually get good pictures of Pluto. The best "picture", i.e. what we think Pluto looks like we've ever had before this flyby are like this:

And now we're receiving awesome high quality pictures of a planet (almost!) whose orbit is so eccentric and long that one run around the sun takes about 248 years!