Ultima Thule !!


Ultima Thule by NASA / John Hopkins Uniersity APL

Horizons emerged today that begin to show the shape of this mysterious Kuiper Belt Object for the very first time. This is just a putative stereo adaptation from me – the Object MAY have the proportions suggested by this – but over the next few days the data will get better and better and we will know for sure ! Credit NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Thanks to Alan Stern.

Michael Buckley and Brian during fly-by

With Michael Buckley yesterday just after fly-by during transmission from JHUAPL.


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