It's a hard life for wee Pluto, stuck out there at the edge of the solar system. It can't have been easy being stripped of his planet-hood there a few years back, I'd say Neptune and the lads have never let him live it down.

As you may have seen in the news this week, the New Horizons probe has beamed back the first close-up pictures of Pluto ever taken, and well, the internet has been having a bit of a field day with them ever since.

Ah Pluto, you just never stood a chance, did you.

There was the inevitable Death Star comparisons...