We will have a close encounter today with a collosal asteroid, and most people will not notice.

Discussion in 'Astronomy, Exobiology, & Cosmology' started by joepistole, Sep 1, 2017.

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  3. DaveC426913 Valued Senior Member

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    Yeah.
    At closest approach, estimates are around 8.6 mag. So a modest scope will pick it up.
    Alas, its disc only subtend 1/6 of an arc-second, so will be just a point.
     
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