written by michelle starr, on february 7th, 2022

what: pair of asteroids found that are younger than anything else in the solar system

when: both asteroids discovered seperately in 2019

who/where: astronomer petr fatka of the astronomical institute of the czech academy of sciences in czechia

astronomer nicholas moskovitz of lowell observatory

interesting fact: these asteroids formed only 300 years ago, around when the americas were being colonized.


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