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Title: Radar observations of asteroid 216 Kleopatra
Authors: Ostro, S.
Hudson, R.
Nolan, M.
Margot, J.
Scheeres, D.
Campbell, D.
Magri, C.
Giorgini, J.
Yeomans, D.
Issue Date: May-2000
Citation: Science, Vol. 288, No. 5467, 2000, pp. 836-839
Pasadena, CA USA
Abstract: Radar observations of the main-belt, M-class asteroid 216 Kleopatra reveal a dumbbell-shaped object with overall dimensions of 217 kilometers by 94 kilometers by 81 kilometers (+/-25%). The asteroid's surface properties are consistent with a regolith having a metallic composition and a porosity comparable to that of Lunar soil.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/14178
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