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Fraser
2005-Sep-12, 07:13 PM
SUMMARY: Astronomers from the Lowell Observatory have re-discovered a Near Earth Asteroid that hasn't been seen since 1937. The object is called Hermes and it was originally discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth; a few days later it was out of sight, and astronomers didn't have enough information about its orbit to locate it again. With the new observations, astronomers believe that Hermes is actually a binary object; it has its own small moon.

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