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24 December 2015

Christmas Eve Asteroid 2003 SD220 24DEC2015

Christmas Eve Asteroid 2003 SD220 24DEC2015

Large Asteroid will Safely Pass by Earth on Christmas Eve - Asteroid Zips between Earth & Moon
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Christmas Eve Asteroid 2003 SD220 24DEC2015
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  Asteroid 2003 SD220 will safely fly past Earth on Dec. 24 at a distance of 6.8 million miles (11 million kilometers). Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, have generated the highest-resolution images to date of this asteroid using the Deep Space Network's 230-foot (70-meter) antenna at Goldstone, California. The radar images were acquired between Dec. 17 and Dec. 22, when the distance to this near-Earth object (NEO) was narrowing from 7.3 million miles (12 million kilometers) to almost the flyby distance. ... morehttp://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2015-387&rn=news.xml&rst=4807

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1 comment:

michele grilli said...

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