New Horizons Mission to Pluto - Why are we going? What will we find?

Fran Bagenal, University of Colorado, Boulder Colorado

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Movie of Pluto/Charon locked in spin-orbit (Flash .swf)

Movie of "double planet system" Pluto & Charon orbiting each other - from side (Flash .swf)

Movie of "double planet system" Pluto & Charon orbiting each other - from Sun (Flash .swf)

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3-frame movie of KBO detection (.gif)

3-frame movie of detection of Quaoar (.gif)

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