Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Coming into Focus

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day is the sharpest image (so far) of Ultima Thule from the 2015 New Horizons vehicle. Merging bodies plus a reddish color coming from??? Stay tuned! It'll take 20 months for the data to be downloaded, so we can expect many more surprises in the months to come.

1 comment:

  1. Love this shot. The whole enterprise that led to getting this is beyond amazing.