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Hayabusa Movie of Asteroid Itokawa's rotation

Status Report From: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2005

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JAXA has released an animation of asteroid Itokawa's rotation composed from images taken by the Hayabusa spacecraft currently located in the "gate position" with respect to the asteroid.

This animation was built out of the Images of Itokawa with one rotation period from the Gate position.


* High resolution ver. (512KB, Windows Media Player)   http://www.isas.ac.jp/e/snews/2005/image/1024_512k.wmv

* Low resolution ver. (64KB, Windows Media Player)   http://www.isas.ac.jp/e/snews/2005/image/1024_64k.wmv

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