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Radar image of asteroid 4179 Toutatis (1992 approach)

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Radar image of asteroid 4179 Toutatis (1992 approach) Radar view of Toutatis captured using the Goldstone radio telescope.

AAAS, courtesy Steven Ostro

Original image data dated on or about December 8, 1992.


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