posted on Feb, 15 2013 @ 08:35 PM
[font=comic sans ms][color=fuchsia]What about this one?
Remanzacco Observatory - Comets & Neo: Close Approach of
Asteroid 2013 CL22
, issued on 2013 Feb. 6, reports the discovery of the asteroid 2013
CL22 (discovery magnitude 16.7) by J75 OAM Observatory, La Sagra on images taken on February 05.06 with a 0.45-m f/2.8 reflector + CCD.
2013 CL22 has an estimated size of 30 m - 68 m
(based on the object's absolute magnitude H=24.7) and it had a close approach with Earth at about 1.2 LD (Lunar Distances = ~384,000 kilometers) or
0.0031 AU (1 AU = ~150 million kilometers) at 0743 UT on 2013 Feb. 02. This asteroid reached the peak magnitude ~13.1 on February 02 around 1600
This asteroid has gone unnoticed through its close approach.
In the period from January 30 to February 05 (discovery date) the asteroid was brighter than magnitude 20 (mag. ~19.8 on Jan. 30, ~18.4 on Jan. 31,
~15.6 on Feb. 01, ~13.5 on Feb. 02, ~15.9 on Feb, 03).
Discovered (after the fact): 5feb13
Close approach: 2feb13
0.00307507730848359 astronomical units =
[font=comic sans ms][color=fuchsia]Hey everybody - look over here at DA14 - for sure not to hit planet Earth...
Don't suppose that there might be more incoming that we're not being told about - OH FIDDLESTICKS -
warned -[/font] [color=limegreen]Skyfall
edit on 15/2/2013 by thorfourwinds because: