View Full Version : Swift Satellite Captures Asteroid 2005 YU55

2011-Nov-10, 11:10 PM
If you want to photograph something in space, what better way than to have a spacecraft take the picture? The Swift Telescope better known for its study of high-energy outbursts and cosmic explosions was able to observe the flyby of 2005 YU55, the asteroid that came within 324,600 kilometers (201,700 miles) of Earth [...]

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