July 14, 2024

Asteroid Cleopatra: New photos reveal amazing things

Asteroid Cleopatra: New photos reveal amazing things

The unusual asteroid Cleopatra is shaped like a dog bone and has two moons: researchers have now discovered amazing things about the celestial body and its moons.

The dog bone asteroid Cleopatra is half the length of the English Channel.

Photo: ESO / M. Kornmeiser / Marchis et al