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The distances quoted are from the nominal orbit solutions in the cited references and can be quite uncertain, particularly for one-opposition objects.
Originally posted by dbates
I still believe these calculations are give or take a few thousand miles.
Originally posted by soficrow
potential geophysical effects of a near miss.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
OKAY .. got the math done. That's 7,000 miles out from earth.
Give or take ... right??
Originally posted by antipigopolist
1 AU = Distance from the Earth to the Sun
Originally posted by TheHorseChestnut
Actually 2004 VD17 poses the biggest threat to earth now as it is the only
asteriod classified a 2 on the Torino scale.