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Then, on Aug. 28, 1993, Galileo made historical past once more, this time by flying by the primary asteroid recognized to have a moon: Ida. The probe’s pictures revealed that this asteroid and its moon, Dactyl, are really unusual objects; each expertise area weathering that has prompted their surfaces to show purple over time. After Galileo’s asteroid adventures, it went on to Jupiter, however NASA hadn’t completed with area rocks.
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