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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #705 on: November 02, 2019, 05:23:14 PM »
Thanks Ilinda!  :)

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« Reply #706 on: November 03, 2019, 08:55:55 AM »
Tick, Tock, Tick..  :-[

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #707 on: November 03, 2019, 10:30:32 AM »
I guess there's no doubt at this point that we're in the debris field... :-X

RR I think you are right on this...  :o

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #708 on: November 03, 2019, 10:32:14 AM »
Tick, Tock, Tick..  :-[

MadMax thanks for keeping up with all this, it's very much needed here on the Town Hall.
At least readers will have some sort of heads up, so it's good...
All The Best,
Barb T.

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #709 on: November 03, 2019, 12:53:41 PM »
Thanks Ilinda!  :)
Isn't it ironic, though, that just a few days ago, as an admin, I sent a letter to members encouraging them to continue posting, etc., and even gave a hypothetical scenario, such as posting about an incoming asteroid that might swing within 0.1 LD of the Earth,  but in reality, the one that Southern Africa experienced yesterday is almost ten times closer that that, at 0.016 LD.

And we can thank MadMax for continuing to remind us...tick, tock, tick.......

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« Reply #710 on: November 03, 2019, 01:41:43 PM »
Thanks Ilinda!  :)
Isn't it ironic, though, that just a few days ago, as an admin, I sent a letter to members encouraging them to continue posting, etc., and even gave a hypothetical scenario, such as posting about an incoming asteroid that might swing within 0.1 LD of the Earth,  but in reality, the one that Southern Africa experienced yesterday is almost ten times closer that that, at 0.016 LD.

And we can thank MadMax for continuing to remind us...tick, tock, tick.......

Linda thanks for this info. Yes it would be good if Members did post far more especially science stuff... survival info.
I have a feeling Members may be having difficulty posting. We will see.
I got an email from Marshall about a possible fix in the future.

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #711 on: November 04, 2019, 04:22:08 PM »
0.4 and 0.5 LDs close approach Nov 04, 2019 neojpl   https://www.spaceweather.com/

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« Reply #712 on: November 04, 2019, 04:23:27 PM »
Tick, Tock, Tick..  :-[

Madmax. yes, and there's more... 0.4 and 0.5 lunar distances from earth sometime today...  (screen shot is previous post...)

https://www.spaceweather.com/

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #713 on: November 04, 2019, 11:13:50 PM »
2019 VA flyby Nov 02.

https://nypost.com/2019/11/04/asteroid-size-of-bus-zips-by-earth-closer-than-the-moon-hours-after-nasa-spots-it/

Asteroid size of bus zips by Earth closer than the Moon 'hours after NASA spots it
By Harry Pettit, The SunNovember 4, 2019 | 2:14pm

12 hours ago - An asteroid the size of a double-decker bus has skimmed perilously close to Earth – and NASA almost missed it. The space rock cruised past at speeds of 19,000 mph, passing three times closer to our planet than the distance from Earth to the Moon. Terrifyingly, NASA admitted the the flyby over the weekend wasn’t picked up by its asteroid-tracking radars until it was too late to act.

The rock was only spotted a day before it rocketed past our planet, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA had just enough time to calculate its orbit and determine it posed no threat to Earth before the flyby took place.

Known as 2019 VA, the 42-foot object passed within 65,100 miles of Earth on the afternoon of November 2.

That may sound like quite a distance, but to put it into context, the Moon orbits Earth at a distance of around 240,000 miles.

NASA considers anything that passes within 120 million miles of Earth a “Near Earth Object” that may threaten our planet.

Worryingly, 2019 VA was only slightly smaller than the famous Chelyabinsk meteor that detonated over Russia in 2013.

More than 1,500 people were injured by the explosion, with 7,200 buildings damaged by the enormous shock wave it produced.

This weekend’s flyby is one of several close passes nearly missed by NASA this year.

Last month, the agency admitted it almost missed a huge asteroid that skimmed past Earth.

A 450-foot space rock deemed “the largest to pass this close to Earth in 100 years” was missed in September due to poor weather conditions.

While these close misses are more than a little unnerving, there’s no need to panic just yet.

NASA believes none of the thousands of NEOs that it keeps an eye on are currently on a collision course with our planet.

“NASA knows of no asteroid or comet currently on a collision course with Earth, so the probability of a major collision is quite small,” it says.

“In fact, as best as we can tell, no large object is likely to strike the Earth any time in the next several hundred years.”

Even if they were to hit our planet, asteroids of this size would not wipe out life as we know it....
« Last Edit: November 04, 2019, 11:47:45 PM by Yowbarb »

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #714 on: November 08, 2019, 05:05:56 PM »

Asteroid due to speed past Earth today will come almost as close as the moon!!  ???

https://www.rt.com/news/472933-asteroid-flyby-close-as-moon/

Once again, an asteroid is set to make a high-speed, “close” flyby of the Earth, coming within a minimum distance of 487,000 km, which is slightly more than the average orbit of the moon.

Asteroid 2019 UM12, measuring up to 69 meters (230ft) in diameter and traveling at speeds of over 30,700 mph, will come closest to us at 17:41 UTC on November 7. Only discovered by NASA on October 24, the space rock has never passed through this neck of the cosmic woods before and likely won’t ever again.


The asteroid measures some 3.7 times bigger than the space rock which buzzed the Earth at half the lunar distance on November 4.


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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #715 on: November 09, 2019, 02:34:46 AM »
2019 UM13  0.0032  was the predicted close approach speed, pretty close but wasn't expected to hit...
Max, do these close ones kick out fireballs toward earth... on their closest pass?

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #716 on: November 09, 2019, 01:57:02 PM »
0.4 LDs and 0.5 LDs both passing by today, Nov 09, 2019

https://www.spaceweather.com/

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #717 on: November 10, 2019, 11:56:38 AM »
NASA spots swarm of 16 'city killer' sized asteroids on near-Earth approach    :o

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/nasa-spots-swarm-16-city-20531382

A huge swarm of asteroids, each one big enough to take out a mid-sized city on its own, has been spotted by NASA heading our way.

The largest asteroid from the 16-strong group is said to be bigger than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

According to the agency’s Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), seven of the asteroids will make their closest approach to Earth tomorrow, October 8.

The space rocks’ CNEOS designations are are 2019 TU, 2019 TW1, 2019 RK, 2019 TC1, 2019 SB6, 2019 TM and 2019 TS.

The following day, a second wave of asteroids will arrive. These objects – 2019 TV1, 2019 TZ and 2019 SL7 – will be shooting past the Earth in the early hours of Wednesday, UK time.

These objects range from 95 to 125ft in diameter, and would cause major devastation if they were to hit a populated area.

2019 TV1 and 2019 TZ are expected to miss the Earth by a distance of several million miles while 2019 SL7 will approach Earth from a distance of only 0.00363 astronomical units or about 337,000 miles away.

The largest object of the group, 2019 SX5, is 450 feet across. This huge object, comparable in size with Egypt’s Great Pyramid, will approach the Earth on October 10.

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #718 on: November 17, 2019, 08:29:29 AM »
Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid could hit Earth in 2022!!  ???  :o

https://www.sott.net/article/424072-Asteroid-the-size-of-the-Great-Pyramid-could-hit-Earth-in-2022


Scientists from the American space agency claim that asteroids the size of a football field collide with our planet every 2000 years, with another giant rock now heading towards the Earth.

NASA just announced when a giant asteroid, known as JF1, would hit Earth if it continues on its current trajectory - and it's not too far from now.

The American space agency predicted that a 128-meter-long space rock - the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt - could collide with our planet on 6 May 2022, potentially causing devastating consequences by wiping out an entire city just in seconds and causing millions of deaths.

As JF1 is believed to strike the Earth with a power of 230 kilotons of TNT - 15 times higher than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima that was equivalent in energy to 15 kilotons of TNT.

"Larger NEOs [Near-Earth Objects] greater than 140 meters would have the potential to inflict severe damage to entire regions or contents," a report delivered to the White House on the dangers of an asteroid impact back in 2018 said.

"Such objects would strike Earth with a minimum energy of over 60 megatons of TNT, which is more than the most powerful nuclear device ever tested. Fortunately, these are far less common and are easier to detect and track than smaller NEOs," the report added.

While the agency says that the probability of an asteroid hitting the Earth on the estimated date is still quite low - being only 0.026 - its giant size and potential impact from collision means that its movement is still being closely observed by NASA's monitoring system, Sentry.

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Re: Fireballs, comets, meteorites, meteors and asteroids
« Reply #719 on: November 19, 2019, 04:22:50 PM »
0.2 LD !!  ???  :-[

 

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