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Pluto May have Clouds! New Evidence May be Proof

4 Mar 2016, 11:19 am

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Some are calling it “Cloud Gate”. Apparently “leaked” internal emails identifying formations in Pluto’s atmosphere that may be clouds. These allegations are based of a March 4 article in the New Scientist.

(Image: Alleged clouds in Pluto’s atmosphere imaged by New Horizons, highlighted by a Southwest Research Institute scientist -NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI) (Image: Alleged clouds in Pluto’s atmosphere imaged by New Horizons, highlighted by a Southwest Research Institute scientist -NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI) The above image shows sections of an image attached to an email sent by SwRI scientist John Spencer. He notes bright areas in Pluto’s atmosphere.

“In the first image an extremely bright low altitude limb haze above south-east Sputnik on the left, and a discrete fuzzy cloud seen against the sunlit surface above Krun Macula (I think) on the right,” he added.

No official confirmation or findings have been published.

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