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Asteroid's potato shape revealed as it zips past Earth

Elizabeth Howell Contributor   14 June, 2014 07:06

Sen—As a large asteroid, 2014 HQ124, sped close by the Earth on Sunday (8 June), several telescopes on the ground teamed up to get radar images. The result shows an odd potato-shaped object that could be a single asteroid, or two smaller ones that are closely linked with each other.