In this video from the NASA JPL YouTube Channel, JPL scientist Marina Brozovic explains how radar will be used to study asteroid 2015 TB145 when it safely passes Earth on Oct. 31, 2015. Scientists are tracking the Halloween flyby with several optical observatories and the radar capabilities of the agency’s Deep Space Network at Goldstone, California.
Stay tuned for more info as the images come in! For more details, check out the intriguing article on the NASA website.
Source: NASA.gov – “NASA Spots the ‘Great Pumpkin’: Halloween Asteroid a Treat for Radar Astronomers“