Arecibo observatory captures images of giant asteroid

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El radar del Observatorio de Arecibo encontró que el asteroide 2014 JO25 es de 1.3 kilómetros de largo, dos veces más grande de lo que se pensaba. (Archivo / GFR Media)

Using the radio-telescope with the most powerful transmission capacity on the planet, astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory, captured radar images of the 2014 JO25 asteroid. Studies performed at the Arecibo Observatory revealed that this asteroid, considered potentially dangerous due to its size and occasional proximity to earth, is two times the previously estimated size. 

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