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Radar images provide details on Halloween asteroid

Radar images received by the Green Bank Telescope reveal new details of the surface of asteroid 2015 TB145.

The highest-resolution radar images of asteroid 2015 TB145’s safe flyby of Earth have been processed and yield new information about its surface features. To obtain these highest-resolution radar images of the asteroid, scientists used the 230-foot (70-meter) DSS-14 antenna at Goldstone, California, to transmit high-power microwaves toward the asteroid. The ...

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