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2010 JL33 seen by Goldstone radio telescope

2010 JL33 seen by Goldstone radio telescope
2010 JL33 seen by Goldstone radio telescope The animation consists of 34 radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2010 JL33 taken by the Goldstone radio telescope on December 11 and 12, 2011. NASA / JPL / Emily Lakdawalla

According to the JPL website, these radar observations reveal that "2010 JL33 is an irregular, elongated object roughly 1.8 kilometers wide that rotates once every nine hours."

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