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First global maps of Pluto and Charon show the ups and downs of the world

The first global maps of Pluto and his moon Charon are now available and represent a bookend of NASA's "New Horizons" mission. "From a completing company's point of view, all the good data we have compiled is coherent 'complete mosaic,' says planetary scientist Ross Beyer of NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. The charts focus on the 42 …

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These maps of Pluto and his moon Charon are the most detailed ever

From the Popular Mechanics Using data from the New Horizons spacecraft, researchers have created the first comprehensive maps of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. The new maps help to complete the official mission of New Horizons: a better understanding of the dwarf planet at the far end of the solar system. To create it, NASA scientists used data from …

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These maps of Pluto and his moon Charon are the most detailed ever

Lunar and Planetary Institute / Paul Schenk / NASA / New Horizons Using data from the New Horizons spacecraft, researchers have created the first comprehensive maps of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. The new maps help to complete the official mission of New Horizons: a better understanding of the dwarf planet in the distant regions of the solar system. …

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These new maps of Pluto and his moon Charon are the most detailed so far

Through a meticulous combination of photos from two cameras aboard the New Horizons spacecraft, a team of scientists has compiled the most accurate maps yet of Pluto and Charon. We have previously seen photos and maps of Pluto and Charon, but these maps represent our best current understanding of the surface features and topology of these distant objects of the …

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New maps show that rivers and streams cover much more of the Earth's surface than we thought

The world's stunning 'river map' covering much more of the Earth's surface than we thought Global River Widgets map with satellite imagery and statistical technique for measuring latitude and longitude Researchers now say rivers [19659003] The findings suggest that scientists have so far underestimated the role of fluxes in the control of greenhouse gases By Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com Published: …

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Waze's progress reports appear on Google Maps for Android

Google Maps has long been the definitive mapping and directions planner app for Android and iOS. A final challenger to this standard was Waze, who provided crowdsourcing data on driving conditions to keep his information accurate and up-to-date. Waze was such an outstanding service that Google actually acquired about five years ago. Although Waze has never been included on Google …

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Apple takes Maps in iOS 12 to the next level

Not content with inconsistent coverage in Apple Maps since the launch in 2012, Apple announced Friday that it will release limited first-party card purchases in the next beta of iOS 12 and will expand that coverage over time. next week's roll-out of the first phase will cover only San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area, in the fall …

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Apple hopes its Maps Do-Over will get you where you need to go

Roads leading to nowhere. Bridges that looked like roller coasters. Cities that have ceased to exist. That was the state of Apple Maps almost six years ago. No longer. And Apple Maps will get even better. For the past four years, Apple has been working to rebuild its card technology from scratch. Instead of relying on third parties for their …

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Google Maps is about to get Waze's best feature – BGR

Google Maps is probably one of the few apps that you absolutely must have, no matter if Android or iPhone. That's self-evident, but Google has updated Maps on Android and added a new look and features to loyal card users. Waze, which is also owned by Google, is perhaps the second navigation app that you absolutely must have your phone. …

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Apple builds maps from scratch – TechCrunch

I'm not sure if you know that, but the introduction of Apple Maps went bad. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and a few light shades with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and location data, Apple Maps is not there yet – it has to …

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