Some of the best Tweets humans wrote in response to our closest encounter ever with Pluto.

Some of the best Tweets humans wrote in response to our closest encounter ever with Pluto.
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New Horizons' flyby this morning yielded completely unprecedented views of Pluto, King of the Kuiper Belt. Our understanding has been forever transformed. Some people also tweeted about it.

First, let's just get this out of the way: what earlier this week people were calling the "heart" of Pluto has now been co-opted as an imaginary outline of the Disney character Pluto.

Personally, I prefer Kawaii Pluto.

Messing with the photo was a favorite way to go with Pluto jokes this morning:

Most of the jokes were pretty corny, but when you're dealing with astronomy and the choice between Disney and Greek mythology, that's to be expected.

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I think that should be "goofier," but whatever.

Many focused on Pluto's demotion:

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Others went the vaguely topical or just esoteric route.

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Mostly, it was a lot of people retweeting that picture of Pluto with the Disney character on it.

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