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Fraser
2009-Mar-12, 11:40 PM
New Horizons got a great shot of Neptune's moon Triton last fall, as it was trucking toward Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.*The mission was 2.33 billion miles (3.75 billion kilometers) from Neptune on Oct. 16, when its*Long Range Reconnaissance Imager*(LORRI) locked onto the planet and snapped away. The craft was following a programmed sequence of [...]

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