The images for "Pale Blue Dot" - part of a composite - were taken 3.75 billion miles (6.06 billion kilometers) away.
This image, taken by New Horizons on December 5, 2017, shows the "Wishing Well" Galactic open star cluster. "And now, we've been able to make images farther from Earth than any spacecraft in history". The craft is now on its way to Kuiper Belt to take pictures of the Kuiper Belt object (KBO) which was named 2014 MU69 on January 1st, 2019. It finished its primary mission with the Pluto flyby in 2015 and is now on an extended mission to explore the Kuiper Belt, helping the USA to complete its reconnaissance of our solar system.
Hours after its first record-breaking image on Dec 5, it captured another. According to a NASApress release, two hours later, it snapped images of KBOs 2012 HZ84 and 2012 HE85, setting yet another record.
After making the first ever fly-by of Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is getting ready for an encore. "It is possible for the cameras to be turned on, but it is not a priority for Voyager's Interstellar Mission", according to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's website.
Artist's impression of New Horizons encountering a Pluto-like object in the distant Kuiper Belt. NASA says there are plans for New Horizons to make flyby investigations of some two dozen objects, like "dwarf planets and 'Centaurs, ' former [Kuiper Belt objects] in unstable orbits that cross the orbits of the giant planets". While this image broke the long-distance record established by Voyager 1, the probe then turned its LORRI instrument towards objects in its flight path.
Uma Thurman vs. Quentin Tarantino: More Hollywood hypocrisy The 84-year-old "Carnage" director pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor, but fled the country in 1978 before sentencing. Thurman had safety concerns about driving the vehicle , but she was assured by Tarantino that there were no problems.
But the New Horizons photos are a worthwhile reminder that as technology improves, and as NASA probes and crafts work their way deeper and deeper into space, there's going to be a wealth of interesting, engrossing, and attractive photos as a result.
New Horizons snapped these two farthest-out shots, of Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) 2012 HZ84 and 2012 HE85, on December 5, 2017.
New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to speed beyond the outer planets, so many of its activities set distance records.
For now, though, New Horizons is now enjoying some well-deserved hibernation as it hurtles away from us at a rate of roughly 700,000 miles a day. In the process, it sent back of the distant world, which for decades had appeared as little more than a smudge to even the most advanced telescopes on Earth.
Investigators said Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26 was called in for backup when the suspect opened fire. One of the deputies was shot through his bullet proof vest in the stomach and is undergoing surgery, McBrayer said.
Patrick Surtain Jr ., the No. 1 cornerback in the class of 2018, announced on Wednesday morning that he is heading to Alabama. Alabama and Miami came on late in his recruitment, with Surtain Jr. visiting both schools in January.
Iraq needed far more donations on Wednesday, the last day of an appeal for funding to come forward at the Kuwait conference. Guterres said 2.5 million remain displaced in the aftermath of the devastating war in Iraq.
In the second half Watford did plenty of pressing and Gerard Deulofeu went close with a free kick which Adrian saved well. Watford manager Javi Gracia felt Hernandez may have shoved defender Marvin Zeegelaar before he headed the opener.
Seoul has said it will seek high-level talks with the North Korean delegation during the visit, Yonhap reported. Ivanka is also expected to attend some of the sporting events that United States athletes are competing in.
The freezing rain will likely continue into the evening, with a total accumulation of a few millimetres possible. Freezing rain will add an icy sheen to Toronto's rooftops, roadways, and sidewalks over the course of Sunday.
According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. Renowned senior lawyer and eminent human rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore on Sunday, the DawnNews reported.
Willoughby married Porter in 2009, and told CNN she endured emotional abuse from Porter that included "intense" bursts of anger. Hatch released a statement that said he was "heartbroken" over the allegations and denounced domestic violence.
The top five out of 10 teams after the short program/short dance qualify for the free skating/free dance segment on Monday. It didn't quite work, but the gesture captured the unity and spirit the Canadians have brought all week to the team event.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the Eurocopter EC130 aircraft sustained considerable damage. A general view of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona , on February 13, 2017.
George said after the couple had left for their next appointment, with Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon . She was accompanied by her husband-to-be, Prince Harry , on another highly-publicised royal appearance.
Earlier, England raced to 2-88 off nine overs with Dawid Malan (50), Hales (22) and Morgan (22) all contributing quick runs. D'Arcy Short and Maxwell calmed things down with a 78-run stand before Short was caught and bowled by Adil Rashid for 30.
Strelkov wrote on his Vkontakte page on February 10 about " several hundred " killed and injured Russian mercenaries . As to who they killed, United States officials are no more forthcoming than they ever are, with Lt.
Mr Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said the North Korean delegates will attend the opening ceremony of the Games on Friday evening. Security Council restrictions in the past year that have slashed the pariah nation's export revenue and capped fuel imports.
Mr Markle was recently thrown in jail for two days after a drunken brawl with his fiancee Darlene Blount on New Year's Eve. He further told the publication, 'We were as close as we could be, as tight as we could be, that's what we were'.
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney compared it to high-end meal delivery kit service Blue Apron . The White House said the plan would save the USA almost $130 billion over 10 years, and reduce the potential for EBT fraud.
Venezuela's fractured opposition coalition has not selected a candidate or decided if it will boycott the election. Several countries, including major Latin American countries, have already said the vote will lack legitimacy.
Rachel Brand , the associate attorney general, will leave the DOJ for a job in the private sector, according to the report . Rachel Brand , the third in line at the US Justice Department, plans to step down , The New York Times reported Friday .
One of two recently-discovered small asteroids will safely pass by Earth Friday, after the first did so earlier this week. While 2018 CB is too small for amateur telescopes, it can be viewed live online with the.
Police say Jackson, a 26-year-old linebacker with the Colts , was the passenger in an Uber when he got sick at around 4 a.m. On Tuesday morning, President Trump tweeted a condemnation of Orrego-Savala and sent his condolences to Jackson's family.
She says Trump wants the Pentagon to "explore a celebration" that would allow Americans to show appreciation for the military. Le Drian called it an "official visit", short of the state visit that the White House had earlier promised.
So I want to calm you: "there will be nothing, because I know the truth", he said. "The State of Israel is a nation of law". It would be up to the attorney general to decide whether to put Netanyahu on trial.
If PS Plus membership is expired, a PS Plus icon with a lock will appear next to the games until users have re-subscribed. The development team also added the option for you to play background music when playing games on PS Now.