Pic: NASA spacecraft captures the most detailed photo of Pluto ever taken and it's a must see 5 years ago

Pic: NASA spacecraft captures the most detailed photo of Pluto ever taken and it's a must see

Do not go gentle into that good night.

A NASA spacecraft that left nine years ago to travel to the very distant dwarf planet Pluto has captured the most detailed image of the planet that has ever been taken.

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Scientists have been surprised by the planet's size which is much bigger than expected and the image shows that Pluto is roughly two thirds the size of the moon.

The spacecraft is currently photographing the planet and is due to send back more information to NASA on Wednesday.

The American Space Agency faces an anxious wait to see whether or not they'll receive the data from the craft which is currently out of contact.

Below is the picture of the planet in super high definition...

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*JOE laughs crazily at our own joke before regaining composure*

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Here is the actual photo of Pluto.