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Ask an Astronomer: How Do You Discover an Asteroid?

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Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya explains how astronomers find tiny space rocks. Since asteroids don't move in a predictable orbit, astronomers must take a series of photographs to track the asteroids. Part of the "Ask an Astronomer" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 4 seconds

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