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Fraser
2017-Oct-11, 10:30 PM
On Oct. 12, a house-size asteroid will pass quite close to Earth only 26,000 miles (42,000 kilometers) away. This is just above the orbital altitude of communications satellites and a little over one-tenth the distance to the Moon. But not to fear, it has no chance of hitting Earth. Asteroid 2012 TC4 was discovered […]
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rbar
2017-Oct-12, 02:50 AM
Sure, maybe the size of your house.