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2014 MU69’s rotation, pre-encounter

2014 MU69’s rotation, pre-encounter


2014 MU69’s rotation, pre-encounter
This sequence of three images was taken over a period of 155 minutes on 31 December 2018, showing the rotation of 2014 MU69. It is still unknown whether its rotation period is 15 or 30 hours.

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Original image data dated on or about December 31, 2018

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