Asteroid fly-by

This short video shows an artist's impression of 2004 EW95, the first carbon-rich asteroid confirmed to exist in the Kuiper Belt and a relic of the primordial Solar System. The video shows a fly-by of the enigmatic asteroid as it tumbles through the icy outer reaches of the Solar System due to past interactions with migrating planets.


ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Útgáfudagur:Maí 9, 2018, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1814
Tímalengd:24 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:2004 EW95
Tegund:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Flokkur:Solar System

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