Kuiper Belt

Why Astrophysicists Think There's A Black Hole In Our Solar System

In 2016, astrophysicists Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown noticed unusual gravitational activity in the outer solar system. They speculated this activity was from a ninth planet situated in the Kuiper belt. But in late 2019, astrophysicists James...
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Nasa Boffins Tackle Nazi Alien In Space – With The Help Of Native American Tribal Elders

Clickbait? We've heard of IT NASA has given the Kuiper belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule the official name Arrokoth, which means sky in the Native American Powhatan-Algonquian language.…
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Meet Arrokoth: Snowman-shaped Ultima Thule Gets Official Name

NASA's New Horizons team studied the first sets of data collected during the New Horizons spacecraft's New Year's 2019 flyby of Ultima Thule and it shares details on the Kuiper Belt object's past. (Photo Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied...
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Luna – “the Oort Cloud/kuiper Belt”

Dean Wareham’s experimental dream pop group Luna have been pretty quiet since 2017. That year, they released an EP called A Place Of Greater Safety, as well as a covers album called A Sentimental Education. The covers included Fleetwood Mac's...

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Nasa Details Ultima Thule In First Profile Of Kuiper Belt Object

NASA has published the first batch of results from the New Horizons’ Kuiper Belt object flyby that took place on January 1, 2019. Only about 10-percent of the data from that flyby has been transmitted back to researchers on Earth, but the...
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Nasa Details The Most Distant World We've Ever Observed

Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first...
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First Results From New Horizons’ Time In The Kuiper Belt

Enlarge / When Ultima met Thule. A view of the two-lobed body, showing the bright neck and the large Maryland crater. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University APL/Southwest Research Institute.) For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
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Scientists Investigate Dwarf Planet's Ring

Discovered in 2004, Haumea is a dwarf planet located beyond Pluto's orbit in a region of the solar system called the Kuiper Belt. Pluto was demoted from the category of fully fledged planets in 2006 because of the discovery of Haumea and other dwarf...
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Pluto And Charon Don’t Have Enough Small Craters

The New Horizons team just shared new findings about the lack of small craters on Pluto and Charon's surface, which reveal things about the Kuiper Belt. The post Pluto and Charon Don’t Have Enough Small Craters appeared first on Universe Today.
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Ultima Thule In 3-d: New Horizons Team Uses Stereo Imaging To Examine Kuiper Belt Object's Features

Cross your eyes and break out the 3-D glasses! NASA's New Horizons team has created new stereo views of the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule – the target of the New Horizons spacecraft's historic New Year's 2019 flyby, four billion miles...
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Craters On Pluto Suggest Kuiper Belt Ate Its Smaller Bodies

Enlarge / A view of Vulcan Planitia's craters on Charon. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/K. Singer) What did the earliest bodies in our Solar System look like, and what was their fate?...
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Nasa Releases Most Detailed Image Of Mysterious Faraway World Ultima Thule Yet [photo]

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has captured and released the most detailed image of the Ultima Thule yet, along with other photos. Taken during a recent flyby of the icy object in the Kuiper Belt region, the latest images of Ultima Thule reveal...
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Nasa Releases Sharpest-ever Images Of Distant Kuiper Belt Object

The mysterious Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 now exists as more than a generic-looking blob. NASA has posted its sharpest-ever images of the object, captured a relatively close 4,109 miles away at 12:33AM on January 1st. While scientists already...
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Scientists Found The 'missing Link' In The Theory On How Planets Are Formed

Astronomers have spent years trying to prove a theory on how planets are formed from small asteroid-like objects called Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt Objects.
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Discovery Of 1.3km Radius Body In The Edgeworth-kuiper Belt Is A First For Astronomers

Astronomers are excited and have announced that a small and underfunded project has made a world’s first discovery. For the first time, astronomers have been able to detect a 13km radius body at the edge of the solar system. Kilometer size...
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Astronomers Have Spotted A Mysterious Object Floating At The Edge Of The Solar System

Astronomers have discovered an enigmatic object at the fringes of our solar system. The newfound object is only 1.6 miles wide (1.3 kilometers in radius) and was spotted by Japanese researchers all the way in the Kuiper Belt — the distant disk of...
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Latest Nasa Ultima Thule Image Shows Lots Of Detail

The NASA New Horizons mission is currently out in the Kuiper Belt having a little look around. The spacecraft flew by an object called Ultima Thule, known formally as Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. The flyby of the object was on January 1. The image...
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3q: On The Significance Of Ultima Thule

After nearly 20 years of planning and 13 years of flight, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft traveled nearly 6.5 billion kilometers from Earth — the farthest distance yet for a space mission encounter— to visit the Kuiper Belt on the edge of our...
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Scientist Anticipated "snowman" Asteroid Appearance

On Jan. 2, the New Horizons spacecraft made the most distant flyby ever attempted, successfully returning images of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule. While the world is agog at the so-called "snowman" shape of this icy asteroid, the concept is...
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New Horizons Spacecraft Has Enough Fuel For Flyby Of Another Object - Scientist

NASA has released an image of a space object at the very edge of our solar system, some 6 billion kilometres away. The New Horizons spacecraft flew past Ultima Thule, an object in the Kuiper Belt, in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
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