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Do Asteroids Emit Radio Signals?

18 Jun 2017, 10:39 UTC
Do Asteroids Emit Radio Signals?
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Question: Do Asteroids emit radio signals? — Ron
Answer: Asteroids are basically rocks floating around in our solar system. When asteroids absorb light from the Sun their surfaces heat-up. When their surfaces heat-up they re-emit light at longer wavelengths, through a process called black body emission, including infrared and radio wavelengths. This then allows us to see asteroids at radio wavelengths.
Jeff Mangum

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