What did NASA's New Horizons discover around Pluto?

In 2015, NASA's New Horizons space probe whizzed by Pluto. Now it has sent back all of its data, what did it see and discover?
In this video, I showcase the journey New Horizons took in order to get to Pluto, its moons, geological features, and Pluto's atmosphere.

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  • Very informative video, but I do have a question. What was illuminating Pluto when we saw the dark side of the planet when you were showing us the layers, and for that matter the side when we saw the surface detail? I was always told(maybe wrongly so) that Pluto is so far out that our sun would appear as small as any other star we see in our night's sky so I thought that it would be awfully hard to see anything on Pluto, regardless of the side you were on in respect to the sun? Is this camera tricks with low light apertures or light amplifying electronics or computer enhancement? I'm not crying conspiracy, the photos in this video explicitly said they were enhanced, I understand, just wondering how much light they had to add while doing it and how they did it?

    NobodyNowhereKnowhowNobodyNowhereKnowhow9 aylar önce
    • +Ramboghini Balboni I should have stayed with a more realistic number I know but at the numbers we talk about (millions or billions) is the light still carrying good relevant information. Thing is, that old light is what a lot of astrophysicists are hanging their math on and I have my doubts as to their or it's accuracy

      Daniel DuluDaniel Dulu4 gün önce
    • +Larry Smith roglmao ?

      Daniel DuluDaniel Dulu4 gün önce
    • +Daniel Dulu Literally we cannot see starlight that is billions of years old. Not directly. It is possible to directly see light that is about 2 million years old. Even then, the source would be from a huge collection of stars called the Andromeda galaxy. And I personally have never seen it without binos. You would need professional grade equipment to detect light over a billion light years distance.

      Ramboghini BalboniRamboghini Balboni5 gün önce
    • @NobodyNowhereKnowhow The dark side was illuminated just as the other side was. Pluto takes nearly a week to rotate, far longer than the flyby. So the "dark side" would have been photographed a week or so earlier. At this time New Horizons would be far more distant and hence one side of Pluto is photographed in less detail than the other. As for the sun thing, I read that the Sun is indeed about the size of a regular star but with the brightness many many times more than a full moon. The brightness at mid day on Pluto is about half hour after sunset back on Earth. So plenty of light really, plus there would no doubt be electronic enhancements anyway. Always is.

      Ramboghini BalboniRamboghini Balboni5 gün önce
  • KERR-Plutey plute yayyyyyy! Derp derp........

    Bob BrownBob BrownSaatler önce
  • How did they possibly manage to get the latency between earth and the craft down to 4 hours? That’s beyond my comprehension.

    PagmanPagman4 saatler önce
  • this means in some hypothetical future there could exist a bridge between pluto and its moon

    Kosta JovicKosta Jovic5 saatler önce
  • impressive how the new horizons has a professional camera and I can't take HD night pictures

    Mr KrabsMr Krabs18 saatler önce
  • What New Horizon saw ,well a buch of aliens marked on posters did the Yankees win ? at the probe end of line...

    Jean marie montignyJean marie montigny18 saatler önce
  • This video is exactly what I was hoping for when I looked up New Horizons. Just subbed, thanks for putting this together, I can tell a lot of thought went into it. Now to watch some of your other vid.s.

    RedactedRedacted19 saatler önce
  • I love this

    ChrissiChrissi19 saatler önce
  • patch.com/washington/redmond/aerojet-rocketdyne-celebrates-50-years-redmond

    lucky irvinlucky irvin20 saatler önce
  • hey, Astrum beautiful recap of this magnificent spacecraft's voyage i salute Rocket Research, the birthplace of the engines guiding us around and beyond our solar system

    lucky irvinlucky irvin20 saatler önce
  • Back in my school days, Pluto was still a planet

    ProjectiluvOPProjectiluvOPGün önce
  • It looks kind of like a heavily frosted gingerbread cookie.

    Minus ZeRo DegreesMinus ZeRo DegreesGün önce
  • Why was Pluto removed from being a planet? Pluto is SO interesting!

  • How is the Atlas the most powerful rocket of all time? Great video otherwise.

    sirfer6969sirfer69692 gün önce
  • I once as a child had a more from ork doll and you pulled a string in its back and it said various quotes. My favorite thing itnsaidnwas "don't ever go to Pluto, it's a Mickey mouse planet" 🤣

    John WiseJohn Wise2 gün önce
  • *Karen*

    CusBroCusBro3 gün önce
  • Thats not ice on pluto its nasa standard white blockout, tilt your computor screen and see the real image underneath. Awesome. On earth we strive to have the biggest and tallest highrise and on these planets its for the biggest statue or carving. Busy looking planet and notice the long beck type creature has biggest carving here.

    Paulina AndrewsPaulina Andrews3 gün önce
  • Thank you America.

    u2mister1u2mister14 gün önce
  • #probeforpluto

    Ben SchaalBen Schaal4 gün önce
  • Liquid nitrogen??? I see a good refueling spot for space ships

    Vincent CicconeVincent Ciccone4 gün önce
  • Doesn't Pluto's moon seem very similar to ours in size and distance?

    Vincent CicconeVincent Ciccone4 gün önce
  • Why can't we connect satellites in space as they do with radio telescopes on earth to combine them into a huge telescope

    Vincent CicconeVincent Ciccone4 gün önce
  • maybe pluto was once a warm, earthlike planet? maybe at one time jupiter was a small star and lost enough fuel to become the gas giant it is now? perhaps when it was a star billions of years ago it was just close enough to keep pluto warm? then as it cooled down, mars became inhabitable from jupiters heat? just a thought. there's so much we really don't know about our own solar system. science and mathematical equations can't figure out everything about our past.

    Reality ProgrammerReality Programmer4 gün önce
  • You're more insane than me ASTRUM, cuz you made me insane, you got me as your new subscriber. As I knew that you are fully ASTRONOMY, I subscribed you. Your Hubble photos video is too good. Thanks a lot. And the Brilliant.org is also very good.

    Sunil BajpaiSunil Bajpai4 gün önce
  • Flat earthers use physical scientific experiments to prove flat earth..and ppl call them idiots and all kind of names....nasa literally shows you cgi cartoons and you glob earthers be like see here’s your proof rite here😩😂😂😂😂😂

    El FigiEl Figi4 gün önce
  • They had to shut it off mid flight? That makes me think it’s faked. Also only 4 hours wtf

    O KO K4 gün önce
  • Try for a moment to reject the mainstream media's conditioning of your thinking process for TWO MINUTES, Thats ALL I ask; Now; Have you ever wondered why in the World has technology stagnated to such a degree that we are still driving around in cars based on Technology invented in 1859, even though the giant leap between the first airplane and the first Jet Plane is only 36 years!? Why, after "going to the moon" in the 60s, do we STILL not have Space tourism (its been 50 years)? Why did NASA DESTROY ALL moon-faring technology AND TELEMETRY after the Apollo missions? Why does NASA NEED to solve the Van Allen Belt Radiation shielding dilemma before sending humans to Mars, when the "moon-faring astronauts" apparently suffered ZERO side effects from the deadly Van Allen Radiation belt?? Why is the Lunar Eclipse Shadow only 70 miles wide for a Moon that's over 2,000 miles across? How does the Moon "Focus" its own Shadow????? (Walk in front of a sun-drenched wall and see if you can Miniaturise your own shadow). Why were all the Astronauts so depressed at their first press conference after coming back from our "first visit" to the moon? Why did they not "remember" if they saw stars or not from the moon at that Press conference? Why does the earth look so small in the moon photos when its 4 times bigger than the moon? William Charles Kaysing who worked for Rocketdyne as the company's head of technical publications, from 1956 to 1963, presents a very interesting dilemma, and no matter how much the mainstream media belittles him, no one can answer his questions; ie; The moon lander had a 10,000 lb thrust rocket engine that miraculously didn't stirr up the moon sediment after it landed, proven by photos of the moon landers spotless landing pads and absence of a rocket exhaust crater; How did this miracle happen?? ISS Astronaut Chris Hadfield said, speaking from the ISS; " the sky is almost white with the the light of the Universe, with the uncountable number of stars ". Other Astronauts said its totally black, so which is it? No one has been able to answer these questions that I can tell, and for even asking these questions people are treated Unfairly. The lunacy of the human race that refuses to think for itself for 2 minutes. Christ is our LAST HOPE in this Strange World.

    Traditional500Traditional5004 gün önce
  • How did the probe get through the Van Allen radiation belt without damage?

    Tom CallahanTom Callahan4 gün önce
  • "The most powerful rocket of all time". I stopped watching there. You have zero credibility after that. Beggars belief this video is still up with that huge point of misinformation!

    jlccarvjlccarv4 gün önce
  • Charon, is it really pronounced Karon? What about the similarly named Bugatti? Is that pronounced Bugatti Kiron? I've also heard both these names pronounced with the "sh" (as in shit) sound. I pronounce them with the usual "ch" (as in chips) sound.

    Ramboghini BalboniRamboghini Balboni5 gün önce
  • Great...

    Mohammed KunnathMohammed Kunnath5 gün önce

    Marie ConstantMarie Constant5 gün önce
  • You mispronounced Charon.

    Damien SmithDamien Smith5 gün önce
  • most powerful rocket of all time? that's pretty sloppy, are you as careless on other statements you make? Saturn 5,,,,and now falcon heavy...

    Splendid MendaxSplendid Mendax6 gün önce
  • How Did that satellite return?

    James GarberJames Garber6 gün önce
  • 8:10 never in my life would I have thought that I would hear of Cthulhu and Isis basically in the same sentence

    Mike JonesMike Jones6 gün önce
  • You guys are liers how the hell not one time you talk about a pyramid being found on mars

    Joe MonkJoe Monk7 gün önce
  • Pluto says that you should subscribe to pewdiepie

    Slav PotatoSlav Potato7 gün önce
  • I don't care what you call it Pluto is Pluto. #PlutoIsAPlanet

  • Why only 1 KBit per second data transmission?

    BondyBondy7 gün önce
  • Warfare is the only reason people are going to space not colonization, we can’t even live here

    Eugene BEugene B7 gün önce
  • NASA has doctored the picture. The red should be blue water, and the temperature on Pluto is no different than the earth's temperature. NASA was taken over by the military back in the 1960's when civilizations were discovered living on all planets in our solar system.

    handsoffmygun MFhandsoffmygun MF8 gün önce
  • pluto is beautiful. it's got a kind of "rusty" color palette

    AX53AX538 gün önce
  • The atlas v is not the most powerful rocket of all time, that title currently to the saturn v that flew the apollo missions

    canadiangamercanadiangamer8 gün önce
  • Looks like Pluto has some bloodshed in its past :/

    Faded105Faded1058 gün önce
  • The real space community has no relationship whatsoever with NASA. NASA is a front for the Rockefeller Secret Space Program. Have a great one.

    Jock DoubledayJock Doubleday8 gün önce
  • need nuclear energy hydro to go over and live under roof made by human in 2080

    artist handymanartist handyman8 gün önce
  • Go ask the ass hat frauds at NASA. They have all the answers. I can't wait for the next low resolution photos of Uranus. I hear it's all puckered and fuzzy looking. I bet it will be in black and white this time. GO TEAM NASA! The ass hats at NASSA that make total asses out of their self serving ass holes.

    Markus AllenMarkus Allen9 gün önce
  • Ah, Pluto.... You'll always be a planet to me. x

    em diarem diar9 gün önce
  • We are almost a month away from New Horizons reaching Ultima Thule.

    The SNES ManThe SNES Man9 gün önce
What did NASA's New Horizons discover around Pluto?