This picture is AMAZING.

This picture is AMAZING. Before the New Horizons spacecraft reached Pluto, I really thought Pluto was going to be boring — just ice with craters. This picture makes it look like a world.

Update: some additional facts about this photo are available in this Astronomy Picture of the Day post:

Originally shared by Brian Koberlein

This is an image of Pluto. Not an artist’s interpretation, but an actual image. It’s a testament to what humans can achieve when we truly work together.