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Look! This is "Earth's End" 6.5 billion kilometers away – Science Exploration – cnBeta.COM



On January 19, 2006, the New Horizon probe was launched and on July 14, 2015, it approached Pluto, and then continued its journey into space, the journey lasting more than 4,700 days.At. 1:33 on January 2, 2019, in Peking time, it will fly over Ultima Thule, the Kuiper asteroid, which is only around 3,500 kilometers.

At. 9:56 On December 24 the New Horizons took pictures of the End of the Earth, and after about 12 hours the Earth received this picture (three parts together):

At that time, the New Horizons were about 10 million kilometers from the ends of the earth and about 6.5 billion kilometers from the Sun.

The Kuiper Belt is an empty disc-shaped region with a dense blue body near the ecliptic plane of Neptune's orbit (about 30 astronomical units from the Sun), also known as the third area of ​​the Solar System and containing billions of celestial bodies.

The asteroid number "End of the Earth" 485968, astronomy called 2014 MU69 and the romantic name "End of the Earth" is the result of a public vote, meaning crossing the known world.

Tianya Haijiao is about 30 kilometers in diameter and is irregular, it was discovered as a result of establishing in 2017 as a binary contact or a close double system, which is reddish, probably due to hydrocarbons. The solar system was exposed to billions of years.

New Horizons found a great "love" on Pluto, I do not know what surprises can be found on "The End of the Earth"?


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