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What color is Pluto? The answer, revealed in the first maps made from New Horizons data, turns out to be shades of reddish brown. Although this is reminiscent of Mars, the cause is almost certainly very different. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1H58GKF Scientists hope to learn more about the cause of Pluto’s reddish tint as New Horizons closes in for its July 14 #PlutoFlyby.