View Full Version : 2009 HC82: An Eccentric and Backward Near-Earth Asteroid

2009-May-03, 11:30 PM
The Solar System often throws up surprises for astronomers, but the recent discovery of a 2- to 3-km wide asteroid called 2009 HC82 has sent observers in a spin. A retrograde spin to be precise. This particular near-Earth asteroid (NEO) should have already been spotted as it has such a strange orbit. It is highly inclined, [...]

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