Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By John Ale (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Near-Earth Asteroid Set to Pass Within Earth-Moon System

Monday, November 7, 2016 6:40
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Near-Earth Asteroid set to Pass Within Earth-Moon System. Asteroid 2016 VB1 was first observed by Mt. Lemmon Survey on 2016-11-05. It will fly by Earth harmlessly on 2016-11-07 at 19 56 UTC at 0.7 times the distance to the Moon, at a speed (relative to the Earth) of 5.4 km/s. It is estimated to be 4 – 12 meters in size. 

Asteroid 2002 UQ12 was first observed by Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico on 2002-10-30. It will fly by Earth harmlessly on 2016-11-07 at 06 00 UTC at 19.4 times the distance to the Moon, at a speed (relative to the Earth) of 20.2 km/s. It is estimated to be 65 – 206 meters in size.

7 CLOSE APPROACHES NOVEMBER 7. 2016 VB1 2016-Nov-07 0.7 LD 5.5 m – 12 m. 2016 VS 2016-Nov-07 2.7 LD 7.9 m – 18 m. 2002 UQ12 2016-Nov-07 19.4 88 m – 200 m. 2016 UZ40 2016-Nov-07 25.5 LD 58 m – 130 m. 2004 JP1 2016-Nov-07 51.9 LD 73 m – 160 m. 2000 EJ26 2016-Nov-07 71.5 LD 350 m – 780 m. 2016 QH44 2016-Nov-07 40.7 LD 88 m – 200 m 

Sources:

GETTY, ESO, ESA/HUBBLE & NASA

nemesis maturity

http://minorplanetcenter.net/db_searc…
http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr…

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr…
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot…

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.