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Hubble Begins Search For Kuiper Belt Target For New Horizons
June 17, 2014
The Hubble Space Telescope has begun preliminary observations with the aim of finding a Kuiper Belt object that NASA’s New Horizons mission can visit after its July 2015 flyby of Pluto. In an initial “pilot observation,” Hubble is scanning an area of sky around the constellation Sagittarius to try...
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