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NASA for the first time conducted a series of radar observations of asteroid 2007 PA8- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:01

Space agency NASA reported, that NASA scientists, using of the 70-meter radio telescope in Goldstone, California, USA, for the first time held a series of radar observations of asteroid 2007 PA8 during its last in the 21st century approach to the Earth. As reported, obtained data allowed to NASA scientists to accurately measure the orbit of the asteroid 2007 PA8 and even explore the details of its surface and more accurately calculate the period of rotation for the next 632 years. asteroid 2007 PA8 was opened at August 9, 2007 by LINEAR (Lincoln Near Earth asteroid Research), the size of the asteroid 2007 PA8 is 1.6-kilometers. As reported by NASA scientists, the resolution of the best images of asteroid 2007 PA8 was about 3.75 meters per pixel, which allowed to detect a craters, THE VIDEO:

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