The LORRI Noodle part 21

Explanation: This image is one of 28 images that make up what is known to the New Horizons team as "the LORRI Noodle". Made with the telescopic Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), these images represent the closest views of Pluto, with resolutions of 77-85 meters per pixel. These raw JPEGs are generally posted weekly, on Fridays, for the images received at the New Horizons Science Operations Center through the preceding Tuesday at 5 pm EDT. The date/time listed in the image caption is when the picture was taken by the spacecraft, though receipt of the data on Earth could be many days later, depending on when the image is downloaded from New Horizons.


Image credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI