Goldstone Delay Doppler Radar Images of (153201) 2000 WO107 Suggest a Bi-lobate Contact Binary Object

This sequence of delay doppler radar images of (153201) 2000 WO107 in November 2020 show an object like a bowling pin, a bilobate object or contact binary rotating slowly. It completes half of a revolution between 03:37:15 UTC and 12:13:32 UTC in the top left frames or 2.6 hours. The rotational period is approximately 5.2Continue reading “Goldstone Delay Doppler Radar Images of (153201) 2000 WO107 Suggest a Bi-lobate Contact Binary Object”

X-Spectral Class Object (153201) 2000 WO107 to pass Earth November 29, 2020

Cosmographia Screenshot showing position of Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (153201) 2000 WO107 at Earth close approach on 2020-Nov-29 05:08 UT and trajectory from SPICE SPK-ID: 2153201. Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (153201) 2000 WO107 will pass by Earth on November 29, 2020 at 11.19 lunar distances. It is brightening and its sky motion is rising rapidly, on NovemberContinue reading “X-Spectral Class Object (153201) 2000 WO107 to pass Earth November 29, 2020”