Saturday, November 12, 2011

NASA Releases Updated Radar Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55

NASA Scientists working with the 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., have released a second, longer, and more refined, movie clip of asteroid 2005 YU55. The images were generated from data collected at Goldstone on Nov. 7, 2011, between 11:24 a.m. and 1:35 p.m. PST (2:24 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. EST).  

The movie clip can be found at: http://1.usa.gov/YU55

NASA Releases Updated Radar Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55 - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory