New Horizons team successfully observes new stellar occultation of Ultima Thule

Astronomers have just completed another observation of New Horizons’ next flyby target, Ultima Thule (aka 2014 MU69), pass in front of a distant star (a stellar occultation), on Aug. 3-4, 2018. This is the third such occultation observed and the data gathered will help the mission …

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