OSIRIS-REx EGA Image Taken by Alessandro Odasso

On Sept. 22, 2017 (at 15:34 UTC), Target Asteroids! observer Alessandro Odasso used a 0.5-meter telescope at Warrumbungle Observatory in Australia to capture this image of OSIRIS-REx streaking across the sky. A little more than an hour later, as part of its Earth Gravity Assist maneuver, the spacecraft passed within 11,000 miles of Earth, over Antarctica.

Date Taken: Sept. 22, 2017

Credit: Alessandro Odasso/Warrumbungle Observatory


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