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Computer model of asteroid 6489 Golevka

A computer model, based on radio observations from the Arecibo Observatory, of asteroid 6489 Golevka—the first asteroid for which astronomers detected the Yarkovsky effect. The colors show slopes on the surface. A force of one ounce has moved the asteroid nine miles off course over 12 years. Credit: NASA/JPL

Computer model of asteroid 6489 Golevka

Computer model of asteroid 6489 Golevka

Christopher Crockett

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