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Astronomers Have Discovered a 2-km Asteroid Orbiting Closer to the Sun than Venus

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Astronomers Have Discovered a 2-km Asteroid Orbiting Closer to the Sun than Venus

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    Astronomers Have Discovered a 2-km Asteroid Orbiting Closer to the Sun than Venus
    by Evan Gough

    Astronomers have painstakingly built models of the asteroid population, and those models predict that there will be ~1 km sized asteroids that orbit closer to the Sun than Venus does. The problem is, nobody’s been able to find one. Until now. Astronomers working with the Zwicky Transient Facility say they’ve finally found one. But this …

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