Ultima Thule : Floating Snowman

By | October 2, 2020

NASA space craft “The New Horizons” flew past it and beamed it’s clear photo back. Ultima Thule is said to be the oldest and farthest celestial body discovered via a telescope in 2014. The earlier picture taken by a telescope was a blurry one showing the body as one oblong shaped. But new picture taken by spacecraft is very clear. It shows that Thule is made up of two ice lobes gravitating towards one another making it look like a Snowman. Picture has been taken from a distance of 27000 kilometers with a resolution of 140 meters per pixel. Thule is 4 billion miles from Sun.

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