Solar System: Asteroids, Comets and Kuiper Belt Objects

Wednesday Sep 23, 2015

5221 Palo Duro Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
US

Phone: 505-888-8102

Cost:

FREE with registration

Contact:

City of Albuquerque Senior Affairs Department
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Find out what we’re learning from our first close-up images from Dawn and New Horizons along with an overview of other spacecraft missions to asteroids and comets.

The Dawn spacecraft began orbiting the largest asteroid, Ceres, in March 2015. The New Horizons spacecraft is due to fly by the Kuiper Belt Object (formerly planet) Pluto in July 2015. Find out what we’re learning from our first close-up images of these two solar system bodies along with an overview of other spacecraft missions to asteroids and comets.

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