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Floyd
post Dec 3 2018, 11:25 PM
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New design of the New Horizons webpage:
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/
looking cool !

The image is by Roman Tkachenko--artist extraordinaire. His image of Pluto hangs in my home office. Thank you Roman all you give to the space community!!


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post Dec 4 2018, 06:05 PM
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With less than a month until New Horizon's rendezvous, is the target still just a pixel wide in LORRI images?
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post Dec 4 2018, 06:40 PM
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From S&T:
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Because Ultima is small probably just 25 km (16 miles) or so in diameter it will remain just a point of light to New Horizons until about 2 days before the close flyby.
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post Dec 5 2018, 02:20 AM
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Submit your name and greeting to be transmitted to the New Horizons spacecraft before its flyby of Ultima Thule on New Year's Day!

Deadline is December 21

http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Send-Greetings/
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