Serendipitously Discovered Asteroids

This asteroid in the constellation Taurus has a visual magnitude of 23, and is one of the faintest seen so far in the Hubble archive

Credit:

R. Evans and K. Stapelfeldt (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9810d
Release date:9 March 1998, 15:00
Size:200 x 200 px

About the Object

Name:Asteroid, Constellation Taurus
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid

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