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New Horizons Team Reports Initial Success in Observing Ultima Thule

4 Aug 2018, 05:09 UTC
New Horizons Team Reports Initial Success in Observing Ultima Thule NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Steve Gribben

Using telescopes to watch the distant Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule pass in front of star on Aug. 3-4, observing teams in Senegal and Colombia report that they've gathered data on New Horizons' next flyby target.

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