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Snakeskin Planet Photography

These Photos of Pluto Reveal Its Weird Surface Characteristics

— September 25, 2015 — Tech
These photos of Pluto, captured by NASA, comprise the highest resolution views ever captured of Pluto and reveal some tell-tale facts about its apparent snakeskin surface.

Pluto may not be officially classed as a planet anymore, but that doesn't mean it doesn't continue to capture the interest of planetary scientists. Captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, these beautiful images don't just look spectacular but have also helped scientists map out the distribution of methane ice on Pluto.

The surface colors of Pluto were enhanced in some of these photos reveal a range of subtle details. The end result is a series of photos of Pluto that are great to simply gawk at, but also reveal some interesting facts about the dwarf planet.
Trend Themes
1. High Resolution Planet Photography - The use of advanced imaging technology to capture highly detailed and revealing photographs of planets.
2. Methane Ice Mapping - The development of techniques to accurately map the distribution and composition of methane ice on celestial bodies.
3. Enhanced Surface Color Imaging - Innovations in image enhancement technologies to reveal subtle details and characteristics of planetary surfaces.
Industry Implications
1. Space Exploration - Opportunities for organizations involved in space exploration to develop advanced imaging technologies for capturing high resolution photographs of planets.
2. Planetary Science - The use of advanced imaging techniques to gather data and insights about the composition and characteristics of celestial bodies like Pluto.
3. Image Enhancement Technology - Development of image enhancement technologies for various industries, including space exploration, to reveal finer details and enhance visual analysis.
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