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Name of asteroid that'll pass very close

  1. Sep 2, 2010 #1
    Hello again,

    Once again my brain has failed me and I can't find it with google...

    What's the name of the asteroid that will pass very close to us in the near future?

    Also the date/time when it will pass?

    Oh... 10q, 10q, 10q!!
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  3. Sep 2, 2010 #2
  4. Sep 3, 2010 #3


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    Perhaps you are thinking of apophis, which is due for a visit in 2029. See
    It's a bigun and tends to get uncomfortably close to earth.
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