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19 September 2012

Breaking News- NEO Asteroids Close Approach SEP2012 - Several More Discovered

Breaking News -NEOs Close Approaches for Late SEP2012 - Several More Just Discovered!
---Increased Worldwide Meteor activity expected through end of September!

NEOs 2012 RK15, 2012 SZ2, 2012 SW2 have just been discovered and are to safely pass less than 10LD from Earth.  Be ready and get outside as there will be accompanying debris 2-3 days prior and after their passing on 19SEP2012 and 24SEP2012). Get outside and observe if you can.  Allsky camera operators be ready for a capture!
We MAY just have a meteorite produced before the month is finished!
-LunarMeteorite*Hunter,  Tokyo, Japan

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)
(2012 RJ15) 2012-Sep-180.118546.154 m - 120 m23.512.39
(2012 RL15) 2012-Sep-180.077830.336 m - 81 m24.313.88
(2012 FC71) 2012-Sep-180.107441.824 m - 53 m25.23.51
(1998 FF14) 2012-Sep-190.092836.1210 m - 480 m20.521.40
331990 (2005 FD) 2012-Sep-190.191474.5320 m - 710 m19.615.92
(2012 QG49) 2012-Sep-190.084332.885 m - 190 m22.59.49
(2012 SW2) 2012-Sep-190.00471.88.6 m - 19 m27.516.18
(2012 SZ2) 2012-Sep-190.02118.224 m - 54 m25.210.72
(2012 RH15) 2012-Sep-210.054421.232 m - 71 m24.67.19
(2012 RK15) 2012-Sep-240.02108.256 m - 130 m23.415.01
(2012 RP15) 2012-Sep-240.112043.668 m - 150 m22.98.17
(2009 SH2) 2012-Sep-240.146256.928 m - 62 m24.97.52
333578 (2006 KM103) 2012-Sep-250.062624.4270 m - 600 m20.08.54
334412 (2002 EZ2) 2012-Sep-260.192274.8270 m - 600 m20.06.76
(2012 QF42) 2012-Sep-270.109542.6130 m - 290 m21.68.66
(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

Source: NASA/JPL - http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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