216 Kleopatra Rotation Movie

This is a movie of the rotation of asteroid 216 Kleopatra in Nov 1999, when radar data were also beign acquired, that showed the weird 'dog-bone' shape of this asteroid. These data are from CFHT. The asteroid rotates once every about 5 hours.

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