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Asteroid 2017 YE5 rendering

Asteroid 2017 YE5 rendering

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NASA / JPL-Caltech

Asteroid 2017 YE5 rendering
2017 YE5 is only the fourth binary near-Earth asteroid ever observed in which the two bodies are roughly the same size. This video shows radar images of the pair gathered by Goldstone Solar System Radar, Arecibo Observatory and Green Bank Observatory.

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