SOFIA to Make Advance Observations of Next New Horizons Flyby Object

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 15:12 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: SOFIA to Make Advance Observations of Next New Horizons Flyby ObjectPortal origin nid: 405105Published: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 07:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On July 10, researchers using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will attempt to study the environment around a distant Kuiper Belt Object, 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.Portal image: Artist's concept of SOFIA flying into the shadow of Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69.Science Categories: Universe

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