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Bi-static Radar Images of the Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5

Jet Propulsion Laboratory2018-07-12

NASA

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Washington, DC, United States

Bi-static radar images of the binary asteroid 2017 YE5 from the Arecibo Observatory and the Green Bank Observatory on June 25. The observations show that the asteroid consists of two separate objects in orbit around each other.

A movie is available at https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA22559

Details

  • Title: Bi-static Radar Images of the Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5
  • Creator: Arecibo/GBO/NSF/NASA/JPL-Caltech
  • Date Created: 2018-07-12
  • Rights: JPL
  • Album: kboggs

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