Asteroid 2012 TC4 flyby

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This conspicuous footage shows a flyby of asteroid 2012 TC4 during a night of 11/12 Oct 2017. At a time this was recorded, a estimated 10-20 m-diameter asteroid was coming Earth. It done a closest proceed during 07:41 CEST on 12 October, only 443 782 km divided – most closer than a Moon and inside a circuit of some satellites.

This was prisoner by astronomers Peter Schlatter and Dominik Bodenmann operative during a ZIMLAT telescope during a Swiss Optical Ground Station and Geodynamics Observatory operated by a Astronomical Institute of a University of Bern (AIUB).

Credit: AIUB


Source: ESA Rocket Science blog

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