Asteroid 433 Eros

Post date: Feb 16, 2012 6:1:40 PM

This February, asteroid 433 Eros is visiting the Earth, passing "only" 70 times further than the Moon. Eros is the largest near-earth asteroid.Yerkes astronomers observed it on February 8th using the Yerkes 24 inch telescope. The attached movie covers about 2 hours.