Category Archives: Pan-STARRS

FlyByAsteroids.com » 3 New Asteroids Discovered

Programmer/ June 18, 2018/ Asteroids, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NASA JPL, NEO, New Asteroid Alert, New Asteroid Discovered, Pan-STARRS, PHA, Space Weather

Only 2018 MJ is within 5.0 Lunar Distance range. Asteroid 2018 LT6 is currently 11.58 lunar distance away. The close approach date is 2018-Jul-01 Orbital diagram can be found here NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser Asteroid 2018 MK is currently 7.49 lunar distance away. The close approach date is 2018-Jun-20 Orbital diagram can be found here NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser Asteroid 2018 MJ

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Oumuamua came from binary star system

Programmer/ March 23, 2018/ Asteroids, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NASA JPL, NEO, Pan-STARRS, PHA

By Jake Parks  |  Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 The first known cosmic tourist was likely ejected from a system with two parent stars. Last October, astronomers spotted the first known visitor from another star system as it zoomed through the inner solar system at breakneck speeds. The interstellar interloper, since named ‘Oumuamua (Hawaiian for “scout”), is a cigar-shaped asteroid roughly 1,300 feet (400

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