New Horizons Team Observes Ultima Thule Occultation
HOUSTON—Astronomers say they have successfully gathered valuable occultation observations of the distant Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, also known as Ultima Thule, the target destination for a Jan. 1, 2019, flyby by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. The Aug. 3-4, ground-based telescope observations...
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