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26 September 2012

Meteor Alert! NEO Asteroids Update Again Late SEP2012

Alert! - NEO Asteroids Update Again Late SEP2012
Near Earth Objects, asteroids (2012 SY49) , (2012 SJ32) , 2012 SL50 are due to pull by Earth on 27/28SEP2012 and we can expect a continued increase in meteor activity here on Earth 2-3 days before/after their passing as there will be accompanying debris.  Get outside and watch, have your cameras ready and make a capture or witness a meteor.
Best in your viewing - LunarMeteorite*Hunter, Tokyo, Japan

UPDATED 25SEP2012 - Another NEO just found!
(2012 SL50) 2012-Sep-270.00732.814 m - 31 m26.412.04

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers
Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
333578 (2006 KM103) 2012-Sep-250.062624.4270 m - 600 m20.08.54
(2012 SM8) 2012-Sep-260.037614.615 m - 33 m26.35.57
334412 (2002 EZ2) 2012-Sep-260.192274.8270 m - 600 m20.06.76
(2012 QF42) 2012-Sep-270.109542.6130 m - 280 m21.68.67
(2012 SY49) 2012-Sep-280.00672.619 m - 42 m25.715.84
(2012 SJ32) 2012-Sep-280.029711.626 m - 59 m25.08.11
(2009 SB170) 2012-Sep-290.178969.6200 m - 440 m20.732.39
(2011 OJ45) 2012-Sep-290.133952.118 m - 39 m25.94.24
(2012 JS11) 2012-Sep-300.071227.7260 m - 580 m20.012.60
Table Source: NASA/JPL - http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

reposted/ original post 25/09/2012 17:34 Japan Standard Time
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