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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 ...
Keywords: 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 ...
Keywords: 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. ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, mission, NASA, probe, spacecraft, New Horizons...

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