NASA reveals unique shape of distant Ultima Thule

CGTN
Published on Jan 2, 2019

The ice world known as Ultima Thule has finally been revealed. New Horizons encountered Ultima 6.5 billion kilometers from Earth. The event set a record for the most distant ever exploration of a Solar System object. Scientists have decided to call the larger lobe “Ultima”, and the smaller lobe “Thule”.

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