Just In: Small Asteroid May Pass Within 36,000 miles of Earth on Tuesday! October 10, 2010Posted by jcconwell in Asteroid, Astronomy.
Tags: 2010 TD54, Asteroid, NEO
Astronomers are tracking the asteroid, 2010 TD54, and it’s orbit is expected to bring it within 36,000 (plus or minus 3000 ) miles from Earth on October 12, with closest approach at approximately 11:14 UT. Information is to be found at the IAU Minor Planet Center website. The size of the object has not known, but estimates say it is likely smaller than 10 meters.