Friday, 15 February 2013

EISCAT PINGS ASTEROID 2012 DA14

First radar pings of asteroid 2012 DA14 recorded at EISCAT Tromsø appr. 20:15 UT!

After some tuning of the system, the real-time analysis was running appr. at 20:45 UT.

We celebrate the first European ping of an asteroid! First real-time analysis results in the pictures below!

We continue the measurements until 08:00 UT Sat 16 Feb! Work on the real-time analysis and pointing accuracy will keep us busy through the night!







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