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Nov 9, 2011

Giant asteroid flyby 2005 YU55 passes over Earth, closer than the Moon (Video)

Giant asteroid flyby 2005 YU55 passes over Earth, closer than the Moon (Video)
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The giant asteroid flyby ‘2005 YU55’ passed over Earth on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 as shown in the first movie video by NASA below, and apparently closer than the Moon. Giant asteroid 2005 YU55 (Nov, 7, 2011) Image Credit: JPLnews/NASA As noted at Space.com, the asteroid 2005 YU55 came closest to Earth on Tuesday, 6:28 […]


Nov 7, 2011

Huge space rock ‘Asteroid 2005 YU55’ to pass over Earth on November 8, closer than the Moon

Huge space rock ‘Asteroid 2005 YU55’ to pass over Earth on November 8, closer than the Moon
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Updated: November 9, 2011 2:20 p.m. Read Giant asteroid flyby 2005 YU55 passes over Earth, closer than the Moon (Video) A huge space rock called ‘Asteroid 2005 YU55‘ will pass over Earth on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, and apparently will be closer than the Moon, with the infographic of its path shown below. Asteroid 2005 […]


Oct 17, 2011

Doomsday Comet Elenin Passed By Earth Mostly Unnoticed

Comet Elenin Trajectory
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Comet Elenin, a comet described by some as a “Doomsday Comet“, closely passed by Earth early Sunday, October 16, 2011, mostly unnoticed, international news sites reported that day. According to reports, comet Elenin started breaking up last August after a huge solar storm blasted it. Astronomers also said that a close pass by the sun […]