NASA’s New Horizons Makes First Detection of Kuiper Belt

 

NASA’s New Horizons Makes First Detection of Kuiper Belt

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has made its first detection of its next flyby target, the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule, more than four months ahead of its New Year’s 2019 close encounter.

Source: www.nasa.gov/feature/ultima-in-view-nasa-s-new-horizons-makes-first-detection-of-kuiper-belt-flyby-target

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A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble’s is now officially under construction

They've started building the GMT!!! A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble's is now officially under construction In astronomy, cutting-edge technology often begins with…

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