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New Horizons raw MU69 approach images as of 30 December 2018

New Horizons raw MU69 approach images as of 30 December 2018

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NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI / Emily Lakdawalla

New Horizons raw MU69 approach images as of 30 December 2018
The 9 images in this animation include 6 taken on 29 December from a distance of about 4 million kilometers and 3 taken on 30 December from a distance of about 2 million kilometers. They have been brightened and aligned on background stars to help identify which dot is 2014 MU69, New Horizons' flyby target.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about December 30, 2018

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