Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Discovery images of New Horizons' Kuiper Belt target

Discovery images of New Horizons' Kuiper Belt target
Discovery images of New Horizons' Kuiper Belt target Five Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 images of a faint, distant object that will be visited by New Horizons in January 2019. The photos were taken on June 24, 2014. The object has a magnitude of 26.8, too faint to be observed by ground-based telescopes. NASA, ESA, SwRI, JHU/APL, and the New Horizons KBO Search Team

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