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Squink
2016-Mar-28, 07:33 PM
New Horizons imagery reveals small, frozen lake on Pluto (http://phys.org/news/2016-03-horizons-imagery-reveals-small-frozen.html)

About 30 kilometers across, it was once liquid nitrogen.

Noisy Rhysling
2016-Mar-28, 09:23 PM
Forgive me, but what "season" is it there? Would that lake melt in the "summer"?

Noclevername
2016-Mar-28, 09:49 PM
Forgive me, but what "season" is it there? Would that lake melt in the "summer"?

According to this article (https://www.newscientist.com/article/2081858-pluto-may-have-hosted-lakes-and-rivers-of-liquid-nitrogen/) and others, it is most likely from a previous era.

John Mendenhall
2016-Mar-29, 12:46 AM
New Horizons imagery reveals small, frozen lake on Pluto (http://phys.org/news/2016-03-horizons-imagery-reveals-small-frozen.html)

About 30 kilometers across, it was once liquid nitrogen.

Beautiful. Thanks for the post.

Ara Pacis
2016-Mar-29, 04:12 AM
That's no lake, that's a skating rink!