Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ten Thousandth Near-Earth Object Discovered

Source - NASA Science News for June 25, 2013

The count of known asteroids and comets that can come close to Earth continues to climb. The 10,000th near-Earth object, asteroid 2013 MZ5, was detected on June 18, 2013, by the Pan-STARRS-1 telescope.

The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2013/24jun_neo/

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