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#1 RedLionNJ

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 01:25 PM

Just discovered - another doozie - 0.53LD at close approach. Interesting orbit, too.

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#2 PhilCo126

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 03:01 AM

Interesting Near Earth Object: The MPC - Minor Planet Center of the IAU - International Astronomical Union reported, that the asteroid was discovered at August 7 by the Spanish La Sagra Observatory in the province of Granada. Carlos de la Fuente Marcos said, that the asteroid 2013 PS13 has a size of up to 19 meters, it will fly at a minimum distance from the Earth at 05.23 GMT on August 9th ... Just a 20 m size object, it will have magnitude +16

#3 RedLionNJ

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 02:28 PM

I tried capturing it, but the clouds were just intermittent enough to defeat me :(

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