Asteroids in our back yard!

Next up in our unofficial “near-Earth outer space” day: two Asteroids will pass near the earth today!  One already has (at ~2:51 this morning, PDT) and one will in a few hours (~2:12 PM PDT).  This is not actually that rare, but it’s still kind of fun to think of what’s out there.

I do love a good trajectory diagram. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA has more info here.

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~ by Genevieve on September 8, 2010.

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