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Fraser
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/)

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

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

Noclevername
2007-Nov-13, 09:36 PM
Got 'em.
Non-NEO Alert!
(http://www.bautforum.com/astronomical-observing-equipment-accessories/66859-non-neo-alert.html)
Killer asteroid alert was just science fantasy
(http://http://www.bautforum.com/small-media-large/66958-killer-asteroid-alert-just-science-fantasy.html)
Mentioned here: Rosetta Is Returning to Earth for Another Flyby
(http://www.bautforum.com/universe-today-story-comments/66869-rosetta-returning-earth-another-flyby.html)

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

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