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NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
It flew within 2,171 km of the nucleus at 22:29:33 UT. The nucleus is about 4 by 8 kilometers in size and incredibly dark, with an albedo varying from 0.01 to 0.03.
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Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2001
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