Video: Near Miss Asteroid 2004 BL86 Has a Moon

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Asteroid 2004 BL86 Has a Moon

Asteroid 2004 BL86 passed by Earth yesterday, January 26, 2015 at 16:19 UTC (11:19 a.m. EST). NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) created this "movie" of the asteroid from data generated by radar collected by NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California. Twenty individual images were used.

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