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Video: High Speed Pluto Flyby

A breathtaking new video of the New Horzions spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto shows the majesty and allure of the dwarf planet’s mystery. While only still photographs were transmitted back to Earth a month ago when the star voyager completed its 3 billion mile trek across the solar system, that didn't stop Vimeo user Björn Jónsson from making a simulated flyby from a virtual passenger’s seat of New Horizons. Using real NASA images Jónsson made the short video showing Pluto, its orbiting moon Charon, ending with a dramatic reverse-angle of the planetoid back-lit by the Sun.