View Full Version : Breaking News: Small NEO Could Pass Within 60,000 km of Earth on Tuesday

2010-Oct-11, 03:00 AM
A small asteroid will likely pass very close to Earth this week Tuesday. Astronomers are still tracking the object, now designated as 2010 TD54, and various estimates say it could possibly come within anywhere from 52000 km (33,000 miles) to 64,000 km (40,000 miles) on October 12, with closest approach at approximately 11:14 UT. Information [...]

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2010-Oct-12, 04:20 AM
That's too close for comfort...or is it? Should we be taking this type of risk more seriously? Seriously///