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Astronomers Discover Asteroid Has Much Longer Tail Than Thought
2013-06-03 10:06:31

Using the new wide-field camera at the WIYN Observatory’s 3.5 meter telescope, astronomers at the facility have discovered that asteroid P/2010 A2's recently-formed tail is much longer than previously believed.

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2005-05-27 15:25:51

A $6.6 million pixel camera for taking detailed research photographs of the night sky is scheduled to be built for the Kitt Peak National Observatory with help from the University of Wisconsin.


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