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April 2016 Blog Posts (1)

Sleipnir Fossa on Pluto

Sleipnir Fossa on Pluto



A strange geologic feature has been noted from the spectacular images obtained by the New Horizons during it's historic fly by on July 14, 2015. This long fracture over the southern hemisphere of Pluto (western border of Tartaus Dorsa) measures 360 miles (580 km) in length and has been informally named Sleipnir Fossa (in Norse mythology the eight-legged horse of Odin (king of the Norse gods)). The strange thing about this Plutonian fracture is that it… Continue

Added by Carlos E. Hernandez on April 14, 2016 at 12:06am — No Comments

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