Photo of the Day: A Better View of Pluto’s Mysterious Dark Spots

The last picture of this side of Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft
7/13/15 11:57:25 am
Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930; on Tuesday his ashes will be aboard history flyby. — Jim Roberts (@nycjim) July 13, 2015

This is the best image we’re going to get from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft of those four mysterious regularly spaced dark areas on Pluto. When the craft makes its closest approach on July 14, it will be flying past the other side of the planet; so this is New …