The asteroid was first observed in 2010, but soon became too faint to see and was lost for eight years. On May 8 of this year, astronomers discovered it once again, and this time, it was close enough to determine its orbit, Popular Mechanics reports.
However, this time, it's about a different space rock.
The Asteroid steps from 60 to 130 meters, also moves at a rate of over 28,000 miles per hour, WeekFacts.com reported on Saturday. In addition, Slooh astronomers Paul Cox and Paige Godfrey will discuss and answer viewer questions about the asteroid and its trajectory. The asteroid will proceed pretty quickly (30 minutes of arc per second). We are of course collecting astrometricdata whilst this is happening, but the motion of the asteroid will be apparent every five seconds!
The object was reportedly imaged twice.
He added that this is a "fairly rare event", and that those interested could potentially view 2010 WC9 with a small telescope.
This might seem like a long way away from us, but it is actually one of the closest known approaches of an asteroid of this size.
Meanwhile, in NY , school districts will be holding their annual budget votes and school board elections on the same day. The district has to go to a contingency budget if voters reject a proposed budget a second time .
Burkie Morris of the UAW wrote that "the company doesn't know when or for how long we will be down", in a letter to the members. Production of the F-150, the most important vehicle in Ford's showrooms, has ground to a halt.
When asked by journalists why he returned earlier than expected, the President said; "It is not earlier than expected". Buhari was in the United Kingdom for months in 2017 to attend to a "health challenge" that still remains a secret.
USA airline Delta ( DAL ) and European clothing retailer Zara also came under fire over similar issues on their websites in China. The company said the product has been pulled from the Chinese market and destroyed.
Mariners: Cano hasn't missed a game this season and hasn't played in fewer than 150 in any of the last 11 years. Robinson Cano chased Fulmer from the game in the fifth when he hit a 3-run home run to make it 6-2 Seattle.
In Mr Trump's announcement of the withdrawal from the deal he said the agreement was "defective at its core". There was no direct evidence in Netanyahu's presentation that Iran violated the deal after signing it.
The deal's proponents say it is crucial to forestalling a nuclear Iran and preventing wider war in the Middle East. These questions get at the heart of whether the Iran nuclear deal can continue without the support of the US.
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One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid
The first explosion took place in Surabaya's Santa Maria church, killing four people, including the suicide bomber. Later in the day, police said another family attempted to carry out an attack the Surabaya suburb of Sidoarjo .
'Gotham' Renewed for Fifth and Final Season on FOX
The DC Comics/Warner Bros. production Gotham will return to Fox for a fifth season, the studio revealed in a tweet today. FOX dropped Lucifer like a hot potato, surprising everyone, andLucifer's numbers are a lot better than Gotham's are.
China's First Home-built Aircraft Carrier Begins Sea Trials
The yet to be named vessel was launched from Dalian Shipyard in April past year and is expected to enter service in 2020. But it would still be no match in size or range to the nuclear powered vessels of the US Navy, which has 11 carriers.
Mariners' Cano may need surgery on broken hand
Robinson Cano left Seattle's game at Detroit in the third inning Sunday with a broken right hand after being hit by a pitch . After a brief examination by the Seattle trainer, Cano left the game and was replaced by infielder Andrew Romine .
More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall
Department of Agriculture in an attempt to sell eggs that were "red tagged" for failing to meet minimum industry standards. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) investigators inspected the Hyde County, N.C., farm and collected samples for testing.
Boston Celtics set NBA East finals duel vs LeBron, Cavs
In a Philly-friendly twist, the underdog Celtics , up 3-0, were unable to keep the sleeping giant Sixers quiet for a fourth game. He complained to the official while holding onto the ball. "He kinda kept the ball away from me and tried to punch me twice".
AT&T Regrets Hiring Cohen, Ousts Executive
Is Giuliani media blitz helping or hurting President Trump? Cohen was the longtime attorney for Trump and the Trump Organization. The company said it was contacted by Mueller's office in November , though now considers its role in that inquiry closed.