Asteroid 2005 YU55

Swift Satellite Captures Asteroid 2005 YU55’s Tumbling Flyby

If you want to photograph something in space, what better way than to have a spacecraft take the picture? The…

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Images, Video from Around the World of Asteroid 2005 YU55’s Close Pass

[/caption] A 400-meter-wide asteroid created a lot of "buzz" as it buzzed by Earth, with its closest approach on November…

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Live Webcast as Keck Telescope Attempts Images of Asteroid 2005 YU55

Astronomers from the Keck Telescope in Hawaii will be trying to observe Asteroid 2005 YU55 as it flies away from…

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First Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55’s Flyby

Here's a short movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55, created from data collected from the 70-meter Deep Space Network antenna at…

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Just In: NASA’s Latest Image of Asteroid 2005 YU55

[/caption] NASA's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, California has captured new radar images of Asteroid 2005 YU55 as it…

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Take a Look: Huge Asteroid to Fly By Earth in November

[/caption] A large space rock will pass close to Earth on November 8, 2011 and astronomers are anticipating the chance…

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