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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Posts Tagged ‘John Spencer’

Star Night, April 2019

Star Night, April 2019

The speaker for this evening will be Dr. John Spencer from Southwest Research Institute in Boulder and the title of his talk will be “The Furthest Flyby: New Horizons Visits Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69”. On January 1, 2019, deep in the Kuiper Belt a billion miles beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past the small object 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, making MU69 the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft.  New Horizons revealed MU69 to be a ... Full Story

LTO Star Night: February 2017

LTO Star Night: February 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 7:00 – 10:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for this evening will be Dr John Spencer from the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder and the title of his talk will be “NASA’s New Horizons Mission to Pluto and beyond”. On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made the ... Full Story