Date: 11 months ago   Category: Space

NASA has for the first time shown Ultima Thule planetoid photo


In the next months he will become the farthest from us an object of Solar system from investigated by terrestrial probes. NASA has published pictures of a planetoid 2014 MU69 (also Ultima Thule), located in the Kuiper belt on suburbs of Solar system. Pictures have been made by the American interplanetary station New Horizons which at the beginning of summer left the dream mode for rapprochement with a celestial body. Writes Space management of the USA about it. The first attempt to photograph an object was made two weeks ago. Then it was succeeded to photograph a celestial body from distance 172 million km by means of the LORRI camera (Long Range Reconnaissance Imager). As a result scientists have received 48 pictures executed with endurance in 29 seconds everyone. The quality of pictures has significantly been reduced during transfer. However it is possible to consider objects on them nevertheless. In the near future rapprochement of the station with Ultima Thule which is planned for January 1, 2019 will take place. Photo: NASA was reported Earlier that specialists of NASA have created the card on which invisible clouds of dust are presented. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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