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Binary Asteroid 90 Antiope

T his is an impression of the binary asteroid 90 Antiope, which orbits in the main part of the outer asteroid belt. Each asteroid is about 86 km across, orbiting its partner from a distance of 170 km and with a period of 16.5 hours. Binary asteroids are thought quite common, created during collisions.

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Name: Binary Asteroid 90 Antiope

Category: Solar System

Medium: 3DS Max, Photoshop

Date: 2008

Client: Personal

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