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29 May 2012

Breaking News - NOW 4 Asteroid NEO CLOSE CALLS! 28-31MAY2012

UPDATED! 4 NEO Asteroids Close Calls!!! 28-31MAY2012


Be ready with eyes and video cameras to capture increased meteor/fireball activity 2-3 days prior and 2-3 days after this passing.  Please get the word out by posting a link to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, your favorite forum, or website; thank you:
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/ 
If you have a sighting of a meteor/fireball please make a sighting report:
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.html 
-LunarMeteorite*Hunter- Tokyo, Japan

UPDATED!  NOW 4 CLOSE CALLS! (updated 28MAY2012)

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
Miss
Distance
(AU)
Miss
Distance
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter*
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2012 KP24) 2012-May-280.00040.115 m - 33 m26.313.27
(2012 KT42) 2012-May-290.00010.054.6 m - 10 m28.817.03
(2001 CQ36) 2012-May-300.025810.077 m - 170 m22.75.62
(2002 OA22) 2012-May-310.119746.6370 m - 820 m19.37.01
(2012 KZ41) 2012-May-310.02088.127 m - 61 m24.912.38
Table source: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/


2012 THE Year of Meteors!