Gaia Space Telescope shakes the science of asteroids

Gaia Space Telescope shakes the science of asteroids

image: Mass estimate for the main belt asteroid (445) Edna based on ground-based astrometry (blue), Gaia DR2 astrometry (red) and their combination (green). The combination of ground-based and Gaia data provides the most accurate estimate of Edna’s mass and the low density indicates that its carbonaceous interior has not been fully compressed. see More Credit: …

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