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Incredible 3D Rendering of Pluto’s Icy Alps

It’s only been a day since we got our first glimpse of Pluto’s mountainous terrain from New Horizons but there’s already a 3D video, created by Mattias Malmer. Of course it’s not comprehensively accurate imagery of the region, since there was only that one perspective image to work from, but it gives a fascinating look at what the area might look like from multiple angles. Check it out above and let your Plutonian fantasies run wild (again!)

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About Jason Major

Jason is a Rhode Island-based graphic designer, photographer, nature lover, space exploration fanatic, and coffee addict. In no particular order.

Posted on July 16, 2015, in Pluto and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Nice! I’m wondering how he generated the height field.

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  2. This is so wonderful! Can’t wait to see more 3D renderings!

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  3. Read your post and little confused about it can you please share some more details to clear my thoughts about the topic.

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