Near Earth Object Du Jour {NEO of the day}

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Near Earth Object Du Jour {NEO of the day}

Postby Darby on March 10th, 2015, 8:37 am 

According to NASA's NEO table, asteroid 2015 DZ53 will pass by the Earth tomorrow at a distance of 0.1336 AU. Not overly close to be sure, but one characteristic of interest is it's speed ... 33.18 km/s is pretty darn fast for most asteroids.

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Re: Near Earth Object Du Jour {NEO of the day}

Postby TheVat on July 26th, 2019, 1:45 pm 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2 ... 99aff1e776

Another bullet whizzes by.

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