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[–] dake 1 points 40 points (+41|-1) ago 

This is really incredible. The fact I am here sitting in the office and I am able to see a picture of a planet sent from 5 bln km away and the travel time of 9 years.

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[–] fearectious 4 points 13 points (+17|-4) ago 

Pluto - still not a planet.

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[–] ButcherOfBlaviken 1 points 10 points (+11|-1) ago 

IT'S A PLANET TO ME

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[–] TheBlackerMath 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

Its still a planet in my heart. hashtag never forget

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[–] The_Wanderer 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

In their defense, it was when they sent the intrepid little bugger out on its journey 9 years ago. ;)

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[–] MaturingRust 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Haha, I found a shirt at a museum gift shop a couple of weeks back that had Pluto on it and said "Revolve In Peace 1930-2006." It would have been a wise purchase.

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[–] OhHellYeah 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Also if you think about it: 5 000 000 000 km / (300 000 km/s * 60 s/m * 60 m/h) = 4.6 h. It takes over four and a half hours for the probe's signal to reach home. Pretty crazy.

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[–] rumathlete_1 4 points 0 points (+4|-4) ago 

Murica.

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[–] pythagorean 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Pfft. That's only .0005 light years.

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