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Overflying near Earth asteroid 2004 BL86 appeared with the satellite - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:23

Astronomers working with the 70-meter radar NASA's Goldstone, published the first radar images of the asteroid 2004 BL86, which flew past Earth at a distance of 1.2 million kilometers.



It was found that around the asteroid with a diameter of about 500 meters and a mass of 157 million tons of spinning satellite measuring approximately 70 meters in diameter.



During the approach to Earth object's speed was about 160 arc seconds per minute.



asteroid with a diameter of about a mile and a mass of 157 million tons approached the Earth at a distance of 1.2 million kilometers. This represents approximately 3.1 distance from the planet to the Moon.



After January 26 the body of comparable size - asteroid 2014 YB35 - suitable for near-planet distance of 0.3 astronomical units (11.6 distance from the Earth to the Moon), only 27 March 2015.


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