Asteroid 2017 BX

"Zeal Rests Not"
“Zeal Rests Not”

Slooh Astronomers reported that  Asteroid 2017 BX nicknamed ‘Rerun’ has passed for second time in just three weeks.  The Asteroid, reported to be the size of a house was spotted for the first time ever on January 20 and it came within 162,252 miles (261,120 kilometers) of us, or a little over two thirds of the way to the moon, as it sailed by Tuesday evening just before 9 p.m. PT.

 

To read the main article published by Slooh click here

 

Report complied by:  ENS Dara Jaad-FitzGerald

 

 

Kind Acknowledgement to:

Slooh:  Rerun Makes Its Close Approach

Space.com:  Newfound Asteroid ‘Rerun’ Zips Harmlessly By Earth

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