It's been several years in the making, but the New Horizons satellite has finally made its way to Pluto, giving us the best-ever glimpse of the lovable dwarf planet. This is seriously huge news, guys. New York Times columnist Dennis Overbye phrased it well: "None of us alive today will ever see a new planet up close again."
As you can imagine, the internet went nuts with GIFS and memes. Enjoy this moment in the Sun, Pluto, because you're still the thing it's farthest from.
1. The best Pluto image we had VS. The Pluto image we just got
2. It didn't take long for everyone to notice that Pluto has a *heart*...
3. ...And potentially a lot of other things
4. NASA's New Horizons Team is Just Psyched for Their New Bumper Stickers
5. Zelda fans in particular are worried...
6. ....but that's no moon
7. Many have noted that the "Heart" looks a lot like a certain famous cartoon dog
8. Even Disneyland's official Twitter noticed the resemblance
9. But you're going to see what you want to see. Futurama fans see a maternal figure...
10. ...And Dragon Ball Z fans see a place for Goku to train
11. No matter what, everything looks frightening according to Google's Deep Dream software
12. Even scarier? Sailor Pluto has always had a heart-shaped staff
13. The Mass Effect developers have their own agenda
14. T-shirt websites are already cashing in on Plutomania
15. But this might be the best shirt design
16. We'll always love you Pluto, even if we don't call