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New Horizons whizzed past Pluto this afternoon at 14 kilometres per second! The routine of getting pictures and data back to Earth will be donw over the next day, with the latest, closest image due to be released after midnight Wednesday morning. History has been made! Pluto is showing a lot of love in the photo below, the last to be taken prior to the craft turning and concentrating all its instruments at Pluto for a period of blackout during all of Tuesday.

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