Skip to comments.Asteroid Florence has two moons
Posted on 09/06/2017 6:56:18 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Radar images obtained between August 29 and September 1, when Florence came closest to Earth, reveal that the asteroid is about 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) in size, the US space agency said.
It said the two moons were probably between 300-1,000 feet (100-300 meters) across.
The inner moon takes approximately eight hours to revolve around Florence while the outer moon takes between 22 and 27 hours, NASA said.
NASA said the radar images of Florence, which was discovered in 1981, were obtained by the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California.
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For a second I thought I read two moms...
Isn’t one of the definitions of a planet is having a moon?
But Planet Claire has pink hair.
Good Grief. Me too.
That can’t be good.
Mercury and Venus have no moons. A planet by definition is round[ish], orbits the sun, and dominates its orbit.
No, no, CS101, that’s Asteroid Heather who has two moms.
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