4 matches found for search term contact
, exact phrase.
W UMa Binary (Over-Contact Phase)
... one another that the gravity of each visibly distorts the other into a balloon
shape. This kind of system is also known as a contact binary. The two stars are typically of spectral
classes F, G or K. This version of the image shows the stars after th ...
star, binary star, starspot, contact...
New Horizons at Arrokoth
... yby of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft taking place on 1 January 2019. It is a
Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) and was found to be a contact binary with the two joined bodies 19 and 14
kilometres across respectively. The New Horizons spacecraft is seen on th ...
Kuiper belt, binary, Arrokoth, New Horizons, Sun, spacecraft...
New Horizons Probe
... the large (2.1-metre) dish antenna. New Horizons went beyond Pluto to study
another other object in the Kuiper Belt, the contact
binary Arrokoth, previously informally called Ultima Thule. ...
Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, mission, NASA, probe, spacecraft, New Horizons...
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