Shows we see little out there yet?

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David Webb
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Shows we see little out there yet?

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Today, May 28th, newly-discovered asteroid 2012 KP24 is flying past Earth only one-tenth the distance to the Moon. Amateur astronomer Rolando Ligustri photographed the 26-meter space rock during the early hours of May 28th when it was about 350,000 km from our planet: image. Measurements of the asteroid’s orbit confirm that there is no danger of a collision with Earth.
Talk about early warning for us, it's almost gone by without being seen.
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Early warning must be on 1st class post!
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