NASA New Horizon's Kuiper Belt Target MU69 Could Be Hiding A Moon

Earlier this year, NASA called for people to try and nickname New Horizons’ next flyby target — an object in the Kuiper belt a billion miles past Pluto — officially called 2014 MU69. Now, scientists have formulated a new theory about the object saying it might be a binary system, with a similar sized moon orbiting it. NASA’s New Horizons team studied the object with telescopes to obtain more data before the New Year’s Day 2019 flyby.

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