Oh, the new, perceptual MatplotLib colormaps…..
Here’s one stunning, recent Truecolor image of Pluto from the New Horizons mission:
Original image: The Rich Color Variations of Pluto. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI. Click on the image to view the full feature on New Horizon’s site
Below, I recolored using two of the new colormaps:
Recolored images: I like Viridis, by it is Inferno that really brings to life this image, because of its wider hue and lightness range!