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25143 Itokawa

In 1998 this small asteroid was discovered. In November 2005 a Japanese probe landet on Itokawa.
The potato-shaped asteroid is a loose rubble pile without visible craters.

Distance to the Sun: 0.953 - 1.695 AU
Size: 540 * 270 * 210 meters
Orbit period: 556,355 days (1,52 years)

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Photo: ISAS, JAXA

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