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Is This An Asteroid Or A Planet? Well...

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is getting ever closer to the dwarf planet Ceres - and the pictures it's sending back are growing more amazing by the minute. This is the latest view of the 590 mile-wide asteroid-like mini world. The dwarf planet is the ... Huffington Post UK, 2 days ago

Researchers study surface composition of 'mountain-sized' asteroid that flew past earth

Researchers studied the surface composition of mountain-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 that flew past earth recently.Remotely operating the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (NASA IRTF) on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i, Planetary Science Institute researchers Vishnu ...
 Business Standard2 days ago
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NASA discovers small moon circling asteroid that "grazed" Earth

(Corrects asteroid's size in 3rd graf.) NASA has discovered a tiny moon 70 meters (230 feet) in diameter circling the asteroid that passed very close to Earth earlier this week, a situation that occurs in just 16 percent of the cases of known ...
 Fox News Latino2 days ago

Doomsday Asteroid's Moon Is In Fact UFO Say Conspiracy Theorists

When asteroid 2004 BL86 skimmed past Earth, no one could have predicted the incredible images that then followed . It turned out that the asteroid had its own moon. Or does it? No, it really does. Of course that hasn't stopped a certain ...
 Huffington Post UK2 days ago That's No Moon, It's A UFO  Huffington Post UK1 day ago
BBC

Near asteroid 2004 BL86 has a moon

Scientists who tracked a large asteroid passing relatively close to the Earth say it has a small satellite. The 325m-wide object, known as 2004 BL86, swept by our planet at the very safe distance of 1.2 million km on Monday, and gave researchers a ...
 BBC3 days ago Flyby asteroid has a moon  Dhaka Tribune2 days ago

Near-Miss Asteroid Video Puts Juno To Shame

Share Tweet Share Send Link Share Tweet Share Send Link While a lot of America was bracing for snowmageddon 2015 Tuesday, an asteroid with its own moon passed just ...
 Vocativ2 days ago
BBC

Best ever view of asteroid Ceres

The best image ever acquired of the largest asteroid in the Solar System is now in the hands of science. The 950km-wide object, known as Ceres, has been pictured at a resolution that exceeds anything seen previously by telescopes, even Hubble. ...
 BBC2 days ago
CTV News

GIANT ASTEROID PASSES OUR PLANET

A GIANT SPACE ROCK, ASTEROID NUMBER 2004 BL 86, PASSED BY OUR PLANET OVERNIGHT. THE ASTEROID WAS BETWEEN 300 TO 500 METRES IN SIZE WHICH IS ABOUT THE SIZE OF MCMAHON STADIUM WITH THE PARKING LOTS THROWN IN. WHEN IT FLEW BY IT WAS 1.2 MILLION ...
 CTV News3 days ago
NPR

Top Stories: Winter Storm Hits Northeast; An Asteroid With A Moon

Good morning, here are our early stories: — Winter Storm Skirts New York City, But Still Walloping Northeast. — LOOK! The Asteroid That Flew Past Earth Had Its Own Moon. And here are more early headlines: Fidel Castro Gives Limited ...
 NPR3 days ago

Giant Asteroid In Earth Flyby Has Its Own Moon

An asteroid the size of a mountain has skimmed past Earth, allowing scientists to see the giant rock has a moon of its own. The object, named 2004 BL86, missed the planet by about 745,000 miles (1.2 million km) - but was still close enough for ...
 Sky News3 days ago
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