June 17, 2024
1 Solar System Way, Planet Earth, USA

Pluto's ocean is super salty, scientists say

View larger. | from NASA New Horizons The spacecraft captured this view of Sputnik Planicia when it passed near Pluto on July 14, 2015. The large ice-filled basin forms the western half of the famous heart formation on Pluto. Fractures and bulges on Sputnik Planitia indicate that Pluto's ocean beneath the surface is slightly denser

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