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Occultation - August 4, 2018
Release Date: September 17, 2018
Occultation Team Lead Marc Buie (center) gets his first look at the detection of Ultima Thule by stellar occultation in Louga, Sénégal, with Maram Kaire (right), Technical Advisor, Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation (MESRI) in Sénégal, and David Baratoux (left), Lead, African Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences; Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), Université de Toulouse, France.
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Anne J. Verbiscer