June 10, 2013

Radar Movie Highlights Asteroid 1998 QE2 and Its Moon

This image of asteroid 1998 QE2 was obtained on June 1, 2013, when the asteroid was about 3.75 million miles (6 million kilometers) from Earth. The small white dot at lower right is the moon, or satellite, orbiting asteroid 1998 QE2.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR

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