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A solar system asteroid (No. 433), measuring 41 × 15 × 14km; approximate mass 5 × 1015kg; rotational period 5.270 hours; orbital period 1.76 years. After transmitting many photographs, on 2 February 2001 the Near Earth Asteroid mission crashed on Eros.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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