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Caption: This picture of the asteroid Ida with its satellite Dactyl was taken by the Galileo space probe in August 1993 from a range of 10,870 kilometers (6,755 miles). Ida is a heavily cratered, irregularly shaped asteroid in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. This image is proof that asteroids like the 56 km large Ida can possess their own moons.

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Related glossary terms: Asteroid , Asteroid Belt , Moons
Categories: Solar System

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Caption: Dieses Bild des Asteroiden Ida mit seinem Trabanten Dactyl wurde von der Raumsonde Galileo im August 1993 aus einer Entfernung von 10.870 Kilometern (6.755 Meilen) aufgenommen. Ida ist ein mit Kratern übersäter, unregelmäßig geformter Asteroid im Hauptasteroidengürtel zwischen Mars und Jupiter. Das Bild zeigt, dass Asteroiden wie die 56 km große Ida eigene Monde besitzen können.
Credit: NASA/JPL
Related glossary terms: Asteroid , Asteroidengürtel , Monde
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption reviewers: Anna Sippel

Caption: Cette photo de l'astéroïde Ida et de son satellite Dactyl a été prise par la sonde spatiale Galileo en août 1993 à une distance de 10 870 kilomètres. Ida est un astéroïde fortement cratérisé, de forme irrégulière, situé dans la ceinture principale d'astéroïdes entre Mars et Jupiter. Cette image est la preuve que des astéroïdes comme Ida, d'une taille de 56 km, peuvent posséder leur propre satellite.
Credit: NASA/JPL
Related glossary terms: Asteroid , Asteroid Belt , Moons
Caption translation status: Not yet approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Gilles Remy

Caption: Questa immagine dell'asteroide Ida con il suo satellite Dattilo è stata scattata dalla sonda spaziale Galileo nell'agosto 1993 da una distanza di 10.870 chilometri (6.755 miglia). Ida è un asteroide molto craterizzato e di forma irregolare nella fascia principale degli asteroidi tra Marte e Giove. Questa immagine è la prova che asteroidi come Ida, grande 56 km, possono possedere le proprie lune.
Credit: NASA/JPL
Related glossary terms: Asteroide , Fascia degli asteroidi , Lune
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Giuliana Giobbi
Caption reviewers: Rosa Valiante, Rodolfo Canestrari