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Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash Is on a Collision Course With Earth

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posted on Oct, 27 2015 @ 11:08 AM
Once again, Phil Plait has a firm grip on the topic:

Very usefully, he posts the link to the object's ephemerides (celestial coordinates at different points in time, as well as other parametres) allowing those with telescopes to track it and photo/videograph it -

posted on Oct, 27 2015 @ 12:02 PM

originally posted by: GeisterFahrer
They know its size, shape, even that it is hollow. They know its trajectory and where it will collide .... but they don't know what it is.

................right ...............

Right. Because of its high apogee subject to solar and lunar perturbation, the original orbital inclination cannot be retrieved. You figure out a way, call NASA.

posted on Oct, 27 2015 @ 02:58 PM

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: lostbook

Could this event be that prophecy coming true?

The prophecy was actually talking about Skylab...which was actually a dwelling place. As opposed to this piece of space trash, which is not, unless very small people dwell in it.

Never underestimate the little people!
It makes you look small minded!

posted on Oct, 30 2015 @ 01:53 AM
Just throwing it in there but could it be 1991 VG?

1991 VG

posted on Nov, 12 2015 @ 08:09 PM
On Friday the 13th?! Probably just the mask of Jason Voorhees.

posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 09:44 PM
They've got a suspect.

First I'd heard of the 40 RPM spin rate.

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