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on the evening of 7, with Asia's largest "earth sentry" said the 1.2 m-diameter Neos telescope, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xuyi Observatory researchers first observed asteroid 2009ES. This asteroid is listed as one of the potential threats to the earth by the international astronomical community.
This is the first time that the observatory has captured images of the asteroid. However, eight other observatories from around the world have tracked and imaged the asteroid. Read more: en.yibada.com...
that the images they have captured will help astronomers around keep track of the trajectory traveled by the asteroid. 2009ES is one of the 1,640 asteroids and other minor bodies the MPC classified as potentially coming close to the Earth. He explained that the trajectories of asteroids could be affected by the gravitational pull of planet like Mars, which is why it is crucial to continuously keep track of its path. Read more: en.yibada.com...
K09E00S 2009 ES (arc=3 opp, H=20.5 ~269m, radar) from SONEAR (Sept. 7.08-09p3) and Eschenberg Obs. (Sept. 7.79p7)
I'm just weird like that though.