The Pluto System After New Horizons

  title={The Pluto System After New Horizons},
  author={S. Alan Stern and William M. Grundy and William B. McKinnon and H. Weaver and Leslie A. Young},
  journal={The Trans-Neptunian Solar System},
The New Horizons (NH) flyby of the Pluto–Charon binary planet and its system of four small surrounding satellites in mid-2015 revolutionized our knowledge of this distant planet and its moons. Beyond providing rich geo-logical, compositional, and atmospheric data sets, NH demonstrated that Pluto has been surprisingly geologically and climatologically active throughout the past 4+ Gyr and that the planet exhibits a remarkably complex range of atmospheric phenomenology and geological expressions… 

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