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The Big Asteroid That Just Buzzed Earth Has Its Own Little Moon

  • January 28, 2015

Well, that’s a surprise.

The large asteroid that usually gave Earth a tighten shave

The moon measures usually about 230 feet opposite though is seemingly manifest in new radar images of asteroid 2004 BL86

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As for a asteroid, a grainy black-and-white images prove that it’s about 1,100 feet across.

The asteroid done a closest proceed to Earth during 11:19 EST on Jan. 26 during a stretch of usually 745,000 miles–or about 3.1 times a stretch from the world to the most bigger Moon.

The images were done by scientists regulating NASA’s 230-foot-wide Deep Space Network antenna

Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/28/asteroid-moon-earth-close-shave-nasa_n_6560166.html?utm_hp_ref=los-angeles&ir=Los+Angeles

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