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Surprising collapse of the atmosphere of Pluto
Quetzalcoatl
post Jun 22 2020, 07:17 PM
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Bonsoir,

A stellar occultation by Pluto in July 2019 allowed Japanese astronomers to observe its atmosphere and see a 20% decrease in its density compared to its value in 2016, during the meeting of NH and this dwarf planet.

Some uncertainties remain on these measurements and new observations with large telescopes could prove necessary to establish a definitive finding.

https://astronomy.com/news/2020/05/plutos-s...-just-collapsed
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post Jul 1 2020, 09:50 AM
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You had naturally corrected. NH flew over Pluto on July 14, 2015. This is a rather special date, especially for a Frenchman. cool.gif
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