Nasa Actually Finds Blue Skies On Pluto?…They Just Announced

NASA makes their big announcement about Pluto and apparently they found water and an atmosphere:

The first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue.

“Who would have expected a blue sky in the Kuiper Belt? It’s gorgeous,” said Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado.

Let’s find out more about the composition of these particles and check out a cool pic on the next page

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  1. Robb O'Donovan said:

    Interesting. By all accounts, Pluto is too far from the sun to allow for the necessary refraction of light that causes what we see as ‘blue sky’.

    There’s only one explanation. Walter White stashed the remaining Meth at the edge of the solar system xD