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NASA's new horizon spacecraft send 'snowman' looking images of Ultima Thule

NASA's new horizon spacecraft send 'snowman' looking images of Ultima Thule

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Ultima Thule is an icy 'snowman' shaped celestial body floating in the space, 4 billion miles away from the sun and NASA's new horizon spacecraft has sent the first detailed picture of it. Ultima Thule was discovered by a telescope in 2014 and picture shows two distinct lobes stuck together. Earlier NASA thought it looks like a bowling pin, but the images proved it wrong. The snowman-shaped celestial body is 19 miles long.

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