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RedLionNJ
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Reged: 12/29/09

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NEO 2013PS13 new
      #6013855 - 08/08/13 02:25 PM

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

Grant


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Re: NEO 2013PS13 new [Re: RedLionNJ]
      #6015103 - 08/09/13 04:01 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

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RedLionNJ
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Re: NEO 2013PS13 [Re: PhilCo126]
      #6017814 - 08/10/13 03:28 PM

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

Grant


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