Artist’s Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object

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Artist’s Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object
Release Date: August 3, 2017
Keywords: MU69
Artist’s concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA’s New Horizons mission. Scientists speculate that the Kuiper Belt object could be a single body (above) with a large chunk taken out of it, or two bodies that are close together or even touching.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Alex Parker
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