View Full Version : Asteroid Might be Visible to Naked Eye on Feb. 17

2010-Feb-17, 02:00 AM
An asteroid could be visible with binoculars, or even the naked eye on Wednesday, February 17, 2010. No, it's not coming close to Earth, although this second most massive object in the asteroid belt will be at its closest point to Earth in its orbit, about 211,980,000 kilometers (131,700,000 miles) away. Asteroid Vesta [...]

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2010-Feb-17, 06:13 AM
I saw it each of the last two nights! Not much to look at but very exciting to know what I'm looking at!