Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

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Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby plwk » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:35 pm

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In a close shave, an asteroid about half the size of a football field will miss Earth by 27,680 kilometres on February 15, the closest asteroid in recorded history to buzz past our planet, Nasa scientists say. "This is a record setting close approach," said Don Yeomans of Nasa's near earth object programme at jet propulsion laboratory. More here
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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby Sokehi » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:21 pm

Heard about it in a german documentary recently.

Chances are higher it crashes on the planets surface than winning the lottery in germany. wooo. :jedi:

edit: sorry that's the other huge asteroid... forgot it's name... amophis or something ;)
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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby Ben » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:56 pm

THe LOLcat army need to try a bit harder if they want to invade Earth.
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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby plwk » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:12 pm

THe LOLcat army need to try a bit harder if they want to invade Earth.

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Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby chownah » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:25 am

Maybe the Mayan calendar was off by a couple of months.....the world ends tomorrow.
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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby lojong1 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:53 pm

my spooky beautiful viision says it misses, changes direction really. How it will affect us? don't know

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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby James the Giant » Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:31 am

It's today! You see it with binoculars. Doesn't move very fast though so it won't be spectacular. Just a bright dot, like a star.
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Re: Huge asteroid to fly closest ever to Earth

Postby lojong1 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:04 pm

lojong1 wrote:My spooky beautiful vision says it misses, changes direction really.

It happened just the way I prophesied, I'm awesome!


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