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An asteroid that bears a striking resemblance to a skull is set to pass Earth again next year, having last done so on Halloween in 2015.
Called 2015 TB145, the asteroid is about 625 to 700 meters (2,050-2,300 feet) across, and rotates once every three hours. It swung past our planet on October 31, 2015, at a distance of 486,000 kilometers (302,000 miles), having been spotted three weeks earlier. That’s just 1.3 times the distance of the Moon.
And in November 2018, the asteroid should pass relatively near our planet again. This time around it’ll be quite distant, about 105 times further than the Moon, but close enough to study. The next time the object comes really close will be in 2088, when it will pass about 20 times further than the Moon.
originally posted by: intrptr
I showed the radar images^^^, they don't look anything like the image in the OP.
originally posted by: 0bserver1
a reply to: fiverx313
It will probably harbour some stranded space pirates..
Cool if it's made by nature itself and as long as it stays away from Earth only to observe.
I see its big enough to be a next level extinction skull asteroid