IAU approves more names for features on Pluto
See dwarf planet Ceres at its best for 2019
Have you ever seen a dwarf planet? Of the five within our solar system recognised by the International Astronomical Union – Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake and Eris – only Ceres can be considered bright and easy to locate. It reaches opposition in the constellation of Scorpius on 29 May at magnitude +7, an easy binocular object if you follow our guide.
New Horizons returns best view yet of Ultima Thule
New Horizons sends back best picture yet of Ultima Thule
As New Horizons closes in on Ultima Thule, scientists propose a Pluto orbiter
Pluto and Charon, as an astronaut would see them
New Horizons wakes up for New Year’s Day flyby
Evidence found for ‘giant comet’ theory of Pluto’s origin
New Horizons to continue mission of discovery with Kuiper Belt encounter
Scientists planning the the next phase of NASA’s New Horizons mission, a robotic craft that completed the first exploration of Pluto in 2015, are going into the flyby of a frozen, faraway city-sized clump of rock on New Year’s Day 2019 armed with little knowledge of the target lurking around 4 billion miles from Earth.