View Full Version : Oops, That Isn't an Asteroid, it's Rosetta

2007-Nov-13, 08:20 PM
Remember when I mentioned that ESA's Rosetta was inbound to make a flyby of the Earth on November 13th? Well, another group of astronomers were watching this "unknown" object, and thought that it was actually an asteroid that was going to be making a close flyby of our planet. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/11/13/oops-that-isnt-an-asteroid-its-rosetta/)

2007-Nov-13, 09:25 PM
ToSeeked twice!

Err ummm, let me find the links here somewhere...

2007-Nov-13, 09:36 PM
Got 'em.
Non-NEO Alert!
Killer asteroid alert was just science fantasy
Mentioned here: Rosetta Is Returning to Earth for Another Flyby

2007-Nov-14, 11:58 AM
If Rosetta was going to land on Earth, they would have probably launched an asteroid collision alert.

2007-Nov-14, 02:25 PM
Isn't Rosetta more-or-less an artificial asteriod?