29267RE: [midatlanticretro] OT: Asteroids!
- Feb 15, 2013-------- Original Message --------
> From: "Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman-" <VAXman@...>may
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 9:01 AM
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> Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] OT: Asteroids!
> "B Degnan" <billdeg@...> writes:
> >I bet, and this is just a hunch, that the meteorite that hit Russia a
> >part of a "cloud" of debris loosely following that larger asteroid that
> >is due to pass the Earth today, I think within tens of thousands of
> >miles. I would expect another meteor strike in the next 72 hours, I
> >take the telescope out tonight, last night was a good night (the moonsee
> >was still small after new moon).
> You're expecting to see 2102 D14? If you could, I'd wager you'd only
> it very very briefly in your field of view as it passes and, even ifyour
> telescope has tracking capabilites, those are not geared to track a fastNot really, but I am expecting more shooting stars than normal. and it
> moving object such as 2102 D14 wizzing by at 20K miles out. ;)
might be a clear night with a sliver moon.
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