Asteroid 2012 EG5 Close Call 04/02/2012 [Video 1:56]

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2012 EK5 asteroid earth distance 0.0026 AU Sun distance 1.001 AU Closer than the moon April 1 2012

by Richard Pedersen

This one is a close call. It is predicted to come within 6 tenths of the distance of the moon. That’s about 143 thousand miles.

They, being the experts, are the ones who are anticipating this distance at the moment. This will, of course, change over time.

Whew!

Richard

 

About Richard Pedersen

~"addicted to computers since 1982"~ I got my first computer in 1982 and haven't looked back. I love to find ways to improve their efficiency and to help others do the same. I build and repair personal computer systems. I live in a small farming community in Western Wisconsin.

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