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10-storey asteroid almost smacked into Earth on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

10-storey asteroid almost smacked into Earth on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

An asteroid the size of a 10-storey building flew past Earth on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, coming within about half the distance that the moon is from our planet, according to IFL Science carrying a Business Insider story. The asteroid, named 2017 AG13, and also called a near-Earth object, or NEO, was discovered only three days prior on Saturday by the University of Arizona’s Catalina Sky Survey. The asteroid measured between 15 to 34 metres (50 and 111 feet) long. It swung by Earth at 16 kilometres per second (9.9 miles per second). This is equivalent to 57,600 kilometres per hour. The flyby was broadcast live at 7:47 a.m. ET (8.47pm Singapore time) on Jan. 9 by Slooh, a company that broadcasts live views of space. Eric Feldman, a Slooh astronaut, said during the broadcast: “It actually crosses the orbits of two planets, Venus and Earth.” Such strikes occur about once every 15...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/01/10-storey-asteroid-almost-sm...

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