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View Full Version : Nope, our Temporary Moon Isnít Space Junk, itís an Asteroid



Fraser
2017-Oct-20, 12:00 AM
In April of 2016, astronomers became aware of a distant object that appeared to be orbiting the Sun, but was also passing close enough to Earth that it could be periodically viewed using the most powerful telescopes. Since then, there has been ample speculation as to what this “Temporary Moon” could be, with most astronomers […]
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bknight
2017-Oct-20, 03:09 AM
Weird orbit, indeed.