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News Release 106 of 1051

July 1, 2014 02:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-35

Hubble to Proceed with Full Search for New Horizons Targets

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Names: 1110113Y and 0720090F
Object Description: Kuiper Belt Objects
Distance: These objects are roughly 4 billion miles from Earth at the time of observation.
About the Data
Data Description: The image was created from Hubble data from the following proposals: 13633 and 9583 J. Spencer (Southwest Research Institute), H. Weaver (JHU/APL), M. Buie (Southwest Research Institute), M. Showalter (SETI Institute), D. Borncamp (STScI), C. Fuentes (Northern Arizona University), A. Stern (Southwest Research Institute), J. Kavelaars (National Research Council of Canada), M. Belton (NOAO), and J.-M. Petit (CNRS, Observatoire de Besancon).
Instrument: WFC3/UVIS
Exposure Date(s): June 24, 2014
Exposure Time: 31 minutes (5 x 370 seconds) per object
Filters: F350LP (long pass)
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, SwRI, JHU/APL, and the New Horizons KBO Search Team
Release Date: July 1, 2014