Pluto Time

Explanation: Pluto orbits on the fringes of our solar system, billions of miles away. Sunlight is much weaker there than it is here on Earth, yet it isn't completely dark. In fact, for just a moment near dawn and dusk each day, the illumination on Earth matches that of noon on Pluto. We call this Pluto Time. If you go outside at this time on a clear day, the world around you will be as bright as the surface of Pluto at noon. It's always Pluto Time somewhere, and NASA wants to see your view. Take a picture, like this one, during your local Pluto Time, and share it to social media with the tag #PlutoTime. Click on the image above or here for more information.


Image credit: Bowen Tipper, Katikati New Zealand.