Pluto

Black and white image of Pluto's Haze taken by New Horizons

Capturing a Snapshot of Pluto's Atmosphere with Unistellar's eVscope

Marseille and San Francisco, August 24th. Because Pluto is moving away from Earth, it is crucial that we take advantage of every opportunity we get to learn about the dwarf planet’s behavior and atmosphere.
Dark image of Pluto's surface

Capturing an Occultation and a Snapshot of Pluto’s Atmosphere

Last Tuesday night, something unusual happened in the world of astronomy.
Pluto Features

Why is it so cold on Pluto?

It’s cold on Pluto. Very cold. During the New Horizons flyby of Pluto in 2015 we learned that the temperature is colder than previously thought, -203 ºC.
Pluto Features

Pluto features given first official names

It’s official: Pluto’s “heart” now bears the name of pioneering American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto in 1930.
Pluto

Pluto in Sight

It takes a village to pull off a decade-long mission to the outer pickets of the Solar System.