Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 10, 2017

Asteroid Sweeps Close To Earth Oct. 11-12

EarthSky reports

The Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California – and other astronomers and observatories around the globe – have had their eye on a small asteroid, designated 2012 TC4. It’ll pass close to Earth on October 11-12, 2017.—–the object will pass around 30,000 miles (50,000 km) above Earth’s surface

2012 TC4 will come closest to Earth around 05:42 UTC on October 12 (12:42 a.m. CDT;

Read more at Asteroid to sweep close October 11-12 | Human World | EarthSky

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